A Tea-Bone to Pick with the Constitution’s Framers Over Elections
America is the perfect imperfect, and the U.S. Constitution reflects the achilles heel of Framer thinking that is killing our democracy: Elections. The Framers weren’t big on the details. They … Continue reading
New Ways to Vote – California Elections, MMP or Instant Run-Off May Hold the Key to Ending Gridlock Woes
We all know that our federal government is broken. Special interests rig the game on both sides of the aisle. A recent Gallup poll shows an astounding 81% of the country doesn’t … Continue reading
No One Trusts the GOP When it Comes to Civil Rights
There was once a time when you had to own property to vote. During that time, only white land owners were able to cast a ballot for representation, despite the … Continue reading
As Much Education as they Can Afford – Romney Remark Renews a Different Kind of Voter Suppression
Curbing access to higher education may be as, if not more significant, than voter disenfranchisement. Mitt Romney’s stump comment that students should “get as much education as they can afford,” soaring … Continue reading
Romney Punks Primary System; Is It Time for a Real Super Tuesday?
The American primary system is a joke, the punch line for which came last week: Mitt Romney, his popularity sinking so fast that Celine Dion is writing a tune for … Continue reading
Big Brother’s Big Government
Every day there is a new story of Republican excess. Every day, somewhere that angry voters “threw the bums out,” last November, the current crop of Tea Party bums is … Continue reading
What Happens If Obama Wins Tonight?
Right now, the people are going to the polls. Not the usual people. Not the political junkies, the special interest groups, the religious Right, but THE PEOPLE. Even though racial … Continue reading