Do Voters Make Poor Choices?

As divisive as the political climate appears today, many people are likely to say that, yes, people who voted for candidates other than those they voted for made poor choices. People don’t […]

Questioning Policy Miracles

When I was an undergraduate math major, one of my classes got our professor to discuss his dissertation. It involved supplying a missing link in a proof. He showed us […]

The Democracy Illusion

In America, “democracy” or “democratic” are among the most common words used to justify or endorse positions or policies. “Democratic” is attached as an adjective whenever something is considered good […]

Gut and Amend Goes to Washington

In civics and government books, “how a bill becomes law,” whether at the state or federal level, always shows multiple steps during which representatives seriously consider bills before enactment. Unfortunately, […]