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‘Democracy is so over rated’-According to Frank Underwood

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To all the house of cards fans out there you will remember this startling quote by frank underwood while being sworn in as the vice president of the United States. 803 more words

All Leaders Are NOT Treated The Same

As an American who loves our freedoms and the health and welfare of democracies across the world, I was anxiously watching the post election coverage in Israel last Tuesday night. 448 more words


Steadily lower voter turnout is the sad fact in all democracies

“The Worst Voter Turnout in 72 years!”

That was the headline in New York Times’ main editorial today, as the paper lamented the fact that only 36.3 percent of the American voters bothered to vote in the midterm election on November 4. 287 more words


The Question of Civilization

What is civilization? And more particularly, what is Western Civilization?

I have been pondering this question, particularly in light of the demise of Western Civilization course requirements on university campuses across the nation. 755 more words

37% of Likely Voters Don't Know Which Party Controls the House and the Senate

Thirty-seven percent of likely voters.  Holy Guacamole.  If you don’t know that, then whether you are happy or unhappy with the present state of affairs is irrelevant.   24 more words