This section of the site will be an ongoing series of essays on government and governing. Though personal in perspective, it is my hope that my arguments will be presented lucidly and with enough supporting opinions to generate a nod of consent, or a discourse on points of disagreement.
Updates here will be somewhat sporadic. I apologize for [...]
Anywhere a group of people of any size must coexist, some form of government must be called into being. Even in a tribal society, someone is selected through particular means, be it through warrior skill or innovation, ancestral ascension or sheer luck as the de facto leader; someone purportedly capable of protecting and enhancing the life of [...]
What is the worth of an individual? Is William Shakespeare more valuable as a human being than the single mother who works two jobs to provide for her family? Is a farmer more valuable than a doctor? Or a teacher? Obviously, these questions are impossible to answer fully. The fluidity of human existence mandates that the answer given be: It [...]
A simple matter of trust:
I don’t trust Hillary Clinton on the important issues
I don’t trust the GOP front runner on anything
I trust Bernie Sanders to try and do what he says — and because I disagree with him on virtually everything I cannot endorse him.
I trust Ted Cruz to follow the Constitution.
Part I of at least three.
Synopsis: The following is a discussion on two of the most prominent topics being lobbied for in calls for a Convention of the States: a balanced budget and term limits for Congress and Supreme Court Justices.
There is a growing coalition of proponents calling for a Convention of the States. Sometimes known as an Art [...]