Category Archives: Democracy

Big Party Politics Vs Third Party Ballot Access

From time to time I have spoken against the two-party system because of the essential threat to representational government by power politics.  Few people seem to grasp the reality of that threat. My point has been, and remains so, that … Continue reading

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What Would Jesus Do?

Do Christians really understand what Jesus meant when he said, “Render unto Caesar the things that belong to Caesar and render unto God the things that belong to God.”? If so, they know that “Caesar” represents the authority of government … Continue reading

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Crafty Speakers / Who’s Listening?

We can only have a free country if debate is honest, respectful and rational. That requires maturity and clear thinking. Is that too much to ask? I’m tired of slimy hucksters in government and journalists who ape them in the … Continue reading

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Leadership, Opinion Polls And The Constitution

I haven’t written any posts of my own lately. I’ve been on vacation. But wanted to share the following article from a leader in the Constitution Party, because both of the BIG TWO — Republicans and Democrats — have stalled … Continue reading

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Who Are You Voting For?

Gee, we haven’t even finished cringing from the results of the last presidential election and it’s already that season again.  A whole new batch of hopefuls are shifting into campaign mode.  In my lifetime, Obama is the 12th man to … Continue reading

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“Democracy”

We hear a lot about “Democracy” these days.  We’re told that’s all the Libyan rebels want, the same as those in Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Hamas and all their screaming, fist-shaking brethren, everywhere.  True, they wish to depose those who … Continue reading

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Educated Idiots

Over half a century ago, my father warned me of “educated idiots”.  Back then, that oxymoron didn’t make much sense to me.  It took many years of living for me to learn that a good education doesn’t automatically guarantee common … Continue reading

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Election Results

In the county where I live, a whopping 42.5% of the registered voters made the effort yesterday to participate in representative government.  Obviously, the “will of the people” here is to remain uninvolved in government.  But who knows why?  The … Continue reading

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