In the press we hear much about the greatness of the American democracy and take what is being said for the truth. However,
Let me share with you the thoughts of a few of these men.
James Madison: Democracies have ever been spectacles of turbulence and contention; have ever found to be incompatible with personal security, or the rights of property; and have, in general, been as short in their lives as they have been violent in their deaths.
John Adams: Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.
Governor Morris, signer/penman of the Constitution: We have seen the tumult of democracy terminate