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In the United States a great deal of the stability of the government is credited to what is commonly referred to as the balance of powers, the system in which each one of the three major functional divisions can put … Continue reading
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In the United States we often comment unfavorably on the failures of democratic rule in other countries, the various insurrections and coups and corrupt elections, or the simple failures to transfer power from a losing administration to the winners of … Continue reading
In my previous month’s offering I stated that the United States, in the 2020 presidential election, dodged a bullet. That is to say, somewhat less briefly, that we avoided an attempted insurrection, one that was based on little more than … Continue reading
Bernie or Bust What?
This has been another eventful election year, which, of course, once again brings to mind the fabled Chinese curse which offers the threat “may you live in interesting times.” The 2016 election cycle has seen the ascendance of Donald Trump. … Continue reading