In a pure democracy all of
the people share equally in the decision making process. Every individual gets
to vote on every issue. In the United States we have a representative democracy
which means that the people delegate to their representatives their legislative
If the number of people being
represented large and the number of representatives is small it is probable that
the representatives will abuse their power and exploit the masses for their
For the people to be remain in
control, the ratio of representatives to number of people being represented
must remain relatively small. The larger the constituencies the more likely it
is that the rich and powerful will become rulers rather than representatives.
Congress consists of 435
representatives who rule and reign over Congressional Districts that average
over 700,000 individuals. In order to prevent the establishment of an
oligarchy, our founding fathers proposed that a ratio of one representative for
no more than 50,000 would prevent the representatives from abusing the rights
of the people that they were elected to serve.
When a government is ruled
by a single individuals it is referred to as a Monarchy and when all political
power is vested in the hands of a few the government is referred to as an
Contrary what we have been
taught, our government is not a democracy, it is an oligarchy consisting of 435
rich and powerful individuals who masquerade as public servants.
The founding fathers knew
that in order for the government to function properly the ratio of
representatives to the number people being represented should not exceed one
representative for every 50,000.
power is vested in the hands of 435 representatives and 100 senators and
if we followed the advice of our founding fathers we would have over 6,000
representatives and 100 senators.
Our founders understood that
when a few had the power to control the legislative process the few would have
the power to exploit the many.
When Congressional Districts
are 15 to 20 times larger than proposed by our founders, the representatives
havebecome modern day aristocrats
who take their marching orders from the billionaire bankers and Wall Street
We don't need to re-invent the
wheel, we simply need to follow the road map provided to us by our founding
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