Republic: a government in which the supreme power is held by citizens entitled to vote and exercised by elected officials and representatives governing according to law.
Capitalism: an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods and by prices, production, and distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market.
Democracy: a government by which supreme power is held by the people.
The first words of the Constitution are, "We, the People." This document that our country was founded on begins with these all-inclusive words. Since we are different in many ways concerning our personal perspectives, we must deduce that the word "we" includes all citizens whether they be gay or straight, rich or poor, black, white, red or yellow, Republican or Democrat, socialist or communist.
We, the people, share a common decree that all men are created equal. Hence, we must conclude that the richest capitalist is equal to his employees. In the same theme, our elected officials represent those at the top and those at the bottom of the social ladder.
Does our military fight only for the freedoms of some? Do our soldiers give their lives only for those who agree with their ideologies?
We are all different, yet we have the same constitutional rights.
We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union. What a wonderful beginning for a great nation.