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 Plutocracy2003-12-12 15:07
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From Jon Husband:
From Webster's (www.websters.com)


1. Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives.

2. A political or social unit that has such a government.

3. The common people, considered as the primary source of political power.

4. Majority rule.

5. The principles of social equality and respect for the individual within a community.


1. A form of government in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the wealthy classes; government by the rich; also, a controlling or influential class of rich men.

2. A political system governed by the wealthy people

You decide ?
Gee, that's hard. Plutocracy seems to be working so well already in the U.S., so why bother importing such commie nonsense as "Democracy" into the country. It probably comes from France. Even better, just drop that whole first section and change the heading of the second to Democracy. Nobody reads dictionaries anyway.

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