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Tyranny of the Majority Is the Hallmark of Democracies

Tyranny of the Majority Is the Hallmark of Democracies

By Larry Greenley .  Editor’s note: Imagine a United States popular-vote election result that favors ONLY large urban centers. Would semi-tropical Florida (29 electoral votes) with its hurricane-prone shores really know how best to govern for Colorado’s (9 electoral votes) tough, snow-capped Rocky Mountain terrain? Can California’s (55 electoral votes) moderate climates, countless farms, and […]

Election results- November 8, 2016

Election results- November 8, 2016

 

Kiss Your Country Goodbye

Kiss Your Country Goodbye

. By Phil Erwin This year’s Presidential campaign has been one of the dirtiest, ugliest political fights in our history. Not because Donald Trump is on tape making vulgar comments eleven years ago. Because election manipulation is being encouraged and apparently funded by people running one of the campaigns – the very same people so […]

Election 2016: They Don’t Own Your Vote

Election 2016: They Don’t Own Your Vote

Mean-Spirited, Low-Lived Fellows Are Nothing New in American Politics

Mean-Spirited, Low-Lived Fellows Are Nothing New in American Politics

. . By Thomas L. Knapp Does Donald Trump have small hands? Is Ted Cruz a wimp (this is a family-oriented column, so I’m using that term instead of the word Trump used)? Are progressives who don’t support Hillary Clinton misogynists if they’re men and traitors to their sex if they’re women? The 2016 presidential […]

Gambling on a President

Gambling on a President

By Phil Erwin In previous election years, informal Conservative movements advocated strenuously against Democrat front-runners: The “Anybody But Hillary” movement was most prominent, known by the acronym ABH. ABO – “Anybody But Obama” – came along for Obama’s re-election campaign. These acronyms were like verbal emoticons for serious Conservatives. But this time around, the original […]

Arizona’s Immigration Law Survives

Arizona’s Immigration Law Survives

    By Michael Cutler, September 8, 2015 It has been said, “Nature abhors a vacuum.”  The vacuum created by the administration where the effective enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws were concerned motivated Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and her state’s legislature to enact an immigration law, SB 1070, that largely paralleled sections of the current […]

The First Presidential Debate and Immigration

The First Presidential Debate and Immigration