The people who best know the value of free and fair elections are those who spent time living without them.
No Consequences from Fear-mongering?
No consequences to fear-mongering?
Thoughts on MLK Day 2022
Choices you can make for America.
Read about them here.
Federalism Pros and Cons
Is federalism always win-win? We start the discussion today. Click here.
What Does Doing a Good Job Mean?
Which makes a better legislator? Fighting or working together? Find out here.
From Fighting to Solutions: AllSides
Where can you read all sides to a story?
New Course on Federalism
What is federalism & why should I care? Find out in our new short course!
Political Trust & Distrust 22
Why does social trust matter?
Two candidates for governor stand together, calling for civility among voters.
Friends When You Need Them
If you ever anticipate you might need some friends in Congress, if you ever figured you might need some allies, why would you ever show yourself to be uncooperative? One…
Time to Restore Big Tent Politics
In times that strain our system of checks and balances, trying for more party purity – meaning moving the two major parties even further apart – is the wrong way to go. Instead, it is time to restore big tent politics.
Free Speech: Abuse It and Lose It
The right to free speech is an integral part of modern democracy. Abuse that right and you abuse democracy. Take that abuse too far and you won’t have free speech any more.
These People are Winning
Democracy is not dying everywhere, or even in most places. Here is an example from Slovakia. The action started just a few months ago and the people are winning!
Is it Time to Restore Big Tent Politics?
Another illustration of the definition of insanity: recently the Washington Post published a story on how many voters and party officials in both parties seem to think more party purity…