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Tis the Season for Fearing
Writer’s note: In case you feel like I’m repeating myself, you subscribers may remember a post by the same title that I published here last month. For reasons that you would not really care about, I removed it from the website. … Continue reading
Posted in Politics Tagged demagoguery, fear-mongering, gerrymandering, gridlock, Juan Linz, President Obama, Trump, U.S. Constitution 4 Comments
Can a Dysfunctional Government Reinvent Itself?
Like most Americans, I have never found reason to question the notion that our founding fathers, endowed with genius, forged a virtually perfect foundation upon which to create a more perfect union of states and individuals within a republic. Until … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Women Tagged Congress, Constitutional convention, Federalist Papers, gridlock, Pope Francis, Sandford Levinson, U.S. Constitution 12 Comments