Category Archives: Elections

Proposing the Alternative to Constitutional Democracy

When the president takes that oath of office, when members of Congress take their oaths of office, they swear to defend the Constitution. The oath isn’t about any particular public policy position – treating the poor or unlucky a certain … Continue reading

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She Will Have What She Wants

You know the good-cop bad-cop routine from the movies, or from years of watching that television crime show, Law and Order. The frightened young man everyone knows committed the crime sits in the cold, harshly-lit interrogation room. The designated bad-cop … Continue reading

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