WHY DEMOCRACY DOESN’T WORK VERY WELL IN A KITCHEN

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Originally posted on Harvest America Ventures:

WHY DEMOCRACY DOESN’T WORK VERY WELL IN A KITCHEN

The foundations of our country stem from the concept of democracy or as clearly stated by Abraham Lincoln in the Gettysburg Address: “a government of the people, by the people and for the people…” a bold, and noble statement that most Americans take to heart, appreciate and support. We have the right and the obligation to vote for representatives who, at least in theory, have our best interests at heart and who stand tall to lobby on our behalf. In truth, we have seen this work at some level, but realize that a true democracy, where everyone has a say in decision-making is far from realistic. Yes, the compromise is to vote in representatives and if they disappoint us, vote for their replacement. We have also seen how representing multiple thoughts, ideas and beliefs can drag on for extensive periods of time without, in many cases, any resolution. This is…

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  1 comment for “WHY DEMOCRACY DOESN’T WORK VERY WELL IN A KITCHEN

  1. Colleen Gorman
    April 7, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    I apologize if I have the missed the point in my quick scanning of this article before I punch into my job at a restaurant but how is this picture related to democracy or operating a restaurant? This includes an accurate quote of Abraham Lincoln and a basic outline of early American politics but does not link anything else together. I would love to understand why this was said but the short paragraph leaves a lot to be desired in terms of making the connections for me.

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