To Marie, but I don't deal well with unsupportable statements about history and she made a pair of big ones in her last post.
But a constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever.
Democracy exists until voters discover that they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury. From that moment on, the majority always votes for the candidate who promises the most benefits, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to fiscal policy, which is followed by dictatorship.
are supportable by the facts of history.
The first is provably false, and there is no example of the 2nd in history.