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 …

A Case for Impeachment Jury Tampering

“The intentional effort to influence the outcome of a juror’s opinion, vote or decision by unlawfully communicating with the juror in either a direct or indirect manner, outside the scope of legally permitted courtroom procedure.”

Definition of Jury Tampering

Once the results of the 2020 election became clear, Donald Trump became consumed, …

Donald Trump’s Attempted Coup

"So look. All I want to do is this. I just want to find 11,780 votes, which is one more than we have. Because we won the state."

Donald Trump (January 3, 2021)

Despite White House claims President Trump is “doing the work of the American people”, he has spent the past …

A Time to Heal

"Our Anerican republic will endure only as long as the ideas of th emen who founded it continue dominant"

James Russell Lowell

Republican politicians must stop pandering to the president and his delusional belief he won the 2020 election and begin a process of helping to heal a dangerously divided nation.

 

As the …

Bridging Our Dangerous Political Divide

“I’m a proud democrat, but I will govern as an American president".  I’ll work as hard for those who didn’t vote for me as those who did.  Let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now."

Joe Biden (November 7, 2020)

 

The political divides and increasing distrust …

Trump’s Fantasies Are A Danger to Our Republic

"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts."

Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan

There seem to be two groups still living in Trump's fantasyland.

The first includes all but twenty-odd Republican members of Congress who can’t utter the words, “Biden won.”  They’ve placed loyalty to a narcissistic demigod above their …

The Court Must Not Aid GOP Voter Suppression Campaigns

“When people fear their government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty”

Thomas Jefferson

With just days before the 2020 election, the U.S. Supreme Court has twice within a week decided not to decide whether the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s ruling to require ballots postmarked on or before …

A Tale of Two Town Halls

“We’re signing a health care plan within two weeks, a full and complete health care plan that the Supreme Court decision on DACA gave me the right to do.”

President Trump (July 19, 2020)

Thursday night’s dueling town hall forums provided a stark contrast in tone, content and civility.

Former Vice President Biden’s …

How Long Will PA Voter Count Take?

In James McGinnis’s article, “How Long Will PA Voter Count Take?” he quotes long-time legislator Gene DeGirolamo, “We’ve got to be able to give the people some sense of the results on election night.” and “If we don’t, in my opinion, this could create a constitutional crisis.”  The genesis of …

Demand An Open, Free and Fair Election

“Do the unexpected. Take 20 minutes out of your day, do what young people all over the world are dying to do: vote.”

Rick Mercer

John Locke, a 17th century English philosopher attacked the doctrine of the “divine right of kings”, arguing legitimate governments depend on the consent of the governed.  A …

The 2020 Elections … Our Democracy At Stake!

“The problem with US elections isn’t that people are voting more than once, it is too many people are voting less than once!”

The goals of the 2020 election must be two-fold:

To provide the unhindered and easily accessible opportunity for every citizen to vote in the upcoming presidential, Congressional and local …

The Sanders Phenomenon Could Spell Disaster for Democrats

“Assuming if there's such a thing as reality, if you have a false relationship with it, how can you do anything but fail?”

Jordan Peterson

The Democratic Party, and its “progressives” in particular, are on a course to repeat their 1972 and 1988 presidential debacles! 

Sounding like a liberal version of Donald Trump …

The Democratic Party’s 2020 Conundrum

­“Elections determine who is in power, but they do not determine how power is used.”

Paul Collier

With the third Democratic debate now history and the first primaries less than six months away, the unmanageable and unrealistically large field of twenty-four announced candidates was narrowed to ten, a number likely increase with …

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