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“A Republic, If You Can Keep It…”

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In 1787, Ben Franklin said that our founders had created “a republic, if you can keep it.” More than a monarchy or dictatorship, a republic depends on the goodwill, patience and shared values among citizens. The events of the past week tested that. Regardless of your political views, this is an important interview.  Preserving the republic[embedded content]Source: 60 Minutes

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In 1787, Ben Franklin said that our founders had created “a republic, if you can keep it.” More than a monarchy or dictatorship, a republic depends on the goodwill, patience and shared values among citizens. The events of the past week tested that.

Regardless of your political views, this is an important interview.

 
Preserving the republic

Source: 60 Minutes
 

Barry Ritholtz
Barry L. Ritholtz is the founder and chief investment officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management. Launched in 2013, RWM is a financial planning and asset management firm, with over $175 million in assets. The firm offers a variety of services to the investing public, including LiftOff — a low cost online-only investment site.

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