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I was watching coverage of Delhi election on TN news channels this morning when my 11 year old niece came to sit by me. It clearly meant I needed to be ready answering questions that she would be picking up from the content. 309 more words


An Anniversary Of Death

On the eve of Obama’s state of the union address with partisan Washington lining up on divergent sides of the aisle to alternately congratulate and assail him for his achievements or lack thereof the real tragedy that has become American politics requires examination. 558 more words


First Past The Post electoral system logic
“One vote more then everyone else and you are everything. One vote less then anyone else and you are nothing.”

Barry Aulis

Groups Hosting Briefing on Judicial Campaign Contributions Case

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, in partnership with the Brennan Center for Justice and Justice at Stake, on Thursday will host a panel discussion at the National Press Club where a diverse group of experts will offer their insights on Williams-Yulee v. 238 more words

The Asia Foundation, surveys and media blindness

In early December, the Asia Foundation released the results of a survey of Cambodian public opinion indicating that “Most see Kingdom on wrong path”, as the Phnom Penh Post headline put it. 3,008 more words


Progressive Liberal or Conservative Libertarian

Where do I fit into America’s political system? My representatives promised to be problem solvers and I expected them to provide solutions but the only solutions I see are those that are geared for reelection. 1,588 more words

Social/political Commentary

Two Pennsylvania Counties Seek Voter Reform, to Consolidate Polling Places

Two Pennsylvania counties are seeking changes in the way elections are conducted, and where people can vote, respectively.

In Butler County, elections officials say they are seeking reforms – saying they could help save money. 271 more words