Six Ways to Reassemble America's Democracy

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On the Fourth of July, we celebrated Jefferson, Franklin, Adams, Madison and all the other great men who created our democracy, right? Not exactly. The Founders did create the framework for a democratic republic, but they didn't create much democracy. Indeed, in America's first presidential election, only 4 percent of the people were even eligible to vote.

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Mr. Hightower wrote: "Indeed, in America's first p... by Daniel Penisten on Friday, Jul 9, 2010 at 3:27:51 PM