I can't be calm when I drive through sections of Atlanta that look more like Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, than America. Cynthia McKinney
Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe. Angela Merkel
The state is nothing but an instrument of opression of one class by another - no less so in a democratic republic than in a monarchy. Friedrich Engels
This is the voice of Vietnam Broadcasting from Hanoi, capitol of the Democratic republic of Vietnam. Hanoi Hannah
Protestantism came to America to make America Protestant. It was assumed that was to be done through faith in the reasonableness of the common man and the establishment of a democratic republic. Stanley Hauerwas