July 2014 archive

Jul 27

Anti-Zionism is Not Anti-Semitism

In Brief—The roots of the present day conflict between Israel and the Palestinians go back to the British mandate in the land originally called Palestine. Identifying those roots has led some to the erroneous conclusion that anything suggesting opposition to Israeli policy regarding the Palestinians is anti-Semitic. This explains the error in such a judgment. …

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Jul 20

The Thievery of the Electoral College

In Brief—An artifact of 18th Century politicking, the Electoral College, is not only outmoded here in the 21st Century but it is robbing the minority voter of her/his vote at the national level every four years. It is past time to bring America’s presidential voting system into the 21st Century by passing an amendment that …

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Jul 13

The Tyranny of the Two-Party System

In Brief—The Two-Party system, Democrat versus Republican, is destroying democracy. It is anti-competitive, anti-freedom and anti-democratic. Ranked Choice Voting or Instant Runoff Voting (IRV) will restore the incentive to vote and will help restore a measure of democracy. Only you have the power to change the stifling system in operation today. —————————————————————————————————————————————————-  Republicans and Democrats …

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Jul 05

Ka-Boom! Thoughts Erupt!

In Brief—Your rights are being stolen while you focus on other matters you consider more important than democracy. This piece tells you just how you are being robbed and what you can do about it. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– The Assault on Democracy— Where to start? Politics? Religion? Personal? A mix seems in order. There’s an explosion tearing …

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