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Old 03-09-2011, 07:35 AM   #80
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Originally Posted by Paradox6 View Post
The rights of the many vs the few and the rights of the few vs the many, are what our legal system was/is designed to protect. However, those rights are largely already defined. The argument that an internet poll or newspaper survey should weigh in on the outcome, means those historically defined rights no longer matter. Just a more modern evolution of the lynch mob. The law of private property protected the rights of the individual against the masses. The law of easements protects the rights of the public against the few.
and that is the difference between our Republic and a 'democracy'.
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