America is not a monarchy.
We’re not just “not a monarchy.” We were founded in treasonous opposition to a monarchy. Our philosophical ancestors demanded liberty. That liberty could come one of two ways: willingly granted by the British Empire, or at the end of a royal executioner’s rope.
For years before that, they pled for more self-governance in the administration of the Colonies. Repeatedly denied, they took up arms and spilled blood to assert their voice. Continue reading