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      11-08-2012, 06:15 PM   #54
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Originally Posted by BKsBimmer View Post
The United States is a representative democracy which is a type of republic. Still it is a democracy so both terms are accurate.
No it isn't, and no they aren't. As I wrote, learn the difference. And - it wasn't meant to sound angy; the difference between a republic and a democracy is critical in understanding our form of government, and why the founders made our country in the form they chose.