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Re: A few words on VeriSign's sitefinder

  • From: Curtis Maurand
  • Date: Wed Feb 11 09:45:49 2004

On Tue, 10 Feb 2004, william<at> wrote:

> >
> > The United States is a republic, not a democracy.  There's a huge 
> > difference.  
> Are you well enough versed in the political science to define and 
> understand the differences? If you're you'll know that there is no and 
> never been any true democracy anywhere and republic is just one type of 
> this political system.

I majored in History not MIS/CS.
> And in my view US can be be described as corporate republic. Meaning large 
> companies and special interest choose and make the elite (rather then 
> individual families as in classic republic or democracy) and use goverment
> to futher achieve their goals and legal and financial system to maintain 
> control over demos and use press and other means (financial and otherwise) 
> to that purpose.

 Of course, what you describe is the what the US political system has been 
perverted into.  

This is way off topic.  We can continue this off list if you wish.


Curtis Maurand
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