A few comments on the nature of Republics

Republics are a new form of government relatively speaking. People have formed governments for about 10,000 years. There are a lot of nations in the world that claim to be Republics and have sham elections – these are not the nations to which we are referring. The longest running Republic currently is in the United States at about 228 years. As such, we are the guinea pigs for this new system. While these systems are maybe the best that mankind…