The founders were not inventors, they tried to emulate the best examples in history: A government based on a powerful appointed senate.
The three longest lasting governments in world history all had a common element: Carthage, Sparta, and Rome, all had an appointed senate. (Federalist #63 – fact checked by me. ) In 1913, Amendment 17 ended the United States Senate and we changed from a bicameral republic to a bicameral democracy.
History of Democracy
All democracies become communist, they DON’T fix themselves. The public schools are not teaching this any more – they are LYING about democracy being good. Polybius first noticed the failing trend 2300 years ago. He perfectly describes us today: “Voters bribed by the politicians”. No democracy in world history has survived more than 2-3 generations before the carnage begins.
We MUST have one or more Article 5 conventions to:
abolish amendment 17, thus makes us…