Why Are Some Politicians Terrified of Voters?

“Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.”

D. H. Lawrence

An imperative to the health and survivability of a democracy are both open, free and fair elections and public faith …

Congress . . . Citizen Legislators or Political Careerists?

The framers of our Constitution envisioned the American Congress being comprised of a cadre of citizen legislators, men (and later women) who would temporarily interrupt their business and personal careers for a few years to contribute to and participate in the governing of their nation, subsequently returning to their communities …