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The Time has Come, the Walrus Said ...

The Time has Come, the Walrus Said,
To Speak of Other Things:
Of Sealing Wax, of Cabbages and Kings

United States Constitution Article V
AMENDMENTS: The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendment to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as Part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress … (omitted, the, Prohibition on the Slave Trade, and, Equal Suffrage in the Senate). 126 more words

Political Commentary

Upheaval in Europe?

There are some important elections taking place and coming up in Europe that, particularly post-Brexit and post-Trump, are worth keeping a close eye on to see how other… 204 more words

The World According to a CCTV Journalist Based in London

Yaxue Cao, November 27, 2016

Ms. Liu Huizhen (刘惠珍) is a villager in the District of Fangshan (房山区), on the southwestern outskirts of Beijing. She’s a victim of forced demolition who fought hard to preserve her property but lost it anyway. 1,811 more words

China

How to Honor the Founding Fathers with the Electoral College

“The Electoral College was set up with a specific purpose in mind and we should do what the Founding Fathers want,” people say to me whenever I argue for getting rid of it. 361 more words

Does this mean no Brexit?

The Brexit process underwent a massive shock in early November when Britain’s high court ruled that the Prime Minister required Parliamentary approval to begin the withdrawal and negotiation process with the EU. 132 more words