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A Five Star turn over Rome

Hardly has there been a recent period without turmoil in Italy’s political system, but there is something exceptional in the waiting weeks before the referendum of December 4.   1,580 more words

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A U.S. Constitution with DEMOCRACY IN MIND

The Electoral College fiasco once again (repeat: once again) underlines the strategic need to invest at least some of our activist energies on amending the Constitution. 72 more words

An Open Letter to the President-Elect

“I have often … in the course of the session … looked at that sun behind the President without being able to tell whether it was rising or setting. 827 more words

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Baking and Breaking Honest Bread with the Less Fortunate - Amendment to Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution

Now that we have the presidential election behind us, we can all admit that it was an absolute train wreck!  If mudslinging was an Olympic competition, our candidates  would have not only easily qualified, but it would have been hard to name the winner!   1,197 more words

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Time to Abolish the Electoral College

The 2016 Presidential election results are nearly counted and the outcome appears to be that Clinton won the popular vote, yet Trump is President thanks to the Electoral College process.   549 more words

"Rigged" elections

Thanks to the U.S. Constitution, we’ll have a President once again who lost the popular vote. It didn’t turn out so well last time (Bush rather than Gore). 64 more words