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Freedom Before Democracy

Hawaii Reporter - Freedom to Report Real News

By Stuart K. Hayashi,
April 5, 2002
Almost everyone believes that democracy equals freedom.

Not surprisingly, anti-capitalist activist Michael Moore often invokes democracy. “I’ve read the U.S. Constitution, and the word ‘shareholder’ doesn’t appear once in it,” he says. “It’s a Democracy." (Actually, the word “democracy” doesn’t appear in the Constitution either.)

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Freedom Before Democracy

By Stuart K. Hayashi,

April 5, 2002
Almost everyone believes that democracy equals freedom.

Not surprisingly, anti-capitalist activist Michael Moore often invokes democracy. “I’ve read the U.S. Constitution, and the word ‘shareholder’ doesn’t appear once in it,” he says. “It’s a Democracy." (Actually, the word “democracy” doesn’t appear in the Constitution either.)

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56 Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

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Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships of the Revolutionary War.

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