Civics

13 Things Indie R Members Knows

The story of the American Republic and its founding principle of “Separation of Powers” has a 2,500 year history. The bits we share here comes from what the Founding Fathers, James Madison in particular, knew in general. Higher Education back then meant literacy on the foundational works of classical civilization, since much of our modern notions of representative rule and legal due process is inherited from the ancient Greeks and Romans. As the destruction of higher learning continues, your knowledge of these things is vital in informing the next generation of the real history and struggles of past republican revolutionaries.  

It all boils down to the same thing. Are you pissed off enough to risk your life to challenge the bullies and stop the abuse of government officials. 

1. “Res Publica”

The United States is a Republic. A Republic recognizes that all forms of power cannot be trusted to any single aspect of society. None. Not babies. Not puppies. Go watch Pet Sematary if you need a refresher. 

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2. Mafia Kings and Revolutionaries

The Tarquinnus dynasty was an absolute monarchy that ruled the city-state of Rome in 500 BC. 

3. Lucretia and Revolt

The United States is a Republic. A Republic recognizes that all forms of power cannot be trusted to any single aspect of society. None. Not babies. Not puppies. Go watch Pet Sematary if you need a refresher. 

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