Blog #79 – The logic of filling the Supreme Court vacancy.


  If The President, because his term of office runs out in January 2017, should delay executing his constitutionally mandated duties until his then newly-elected successor takes office, in the interests of full democracy Then The Congress, because all of its members in the House and 1/3 of its members in the Senate have their […]

Blog #36 – A humorous parable of democracy


[another world] “It comes from a very ancient democracy, you see….” “You mean, it comes from a world of lizards?” “No,” said Ford, who by this time was a little more rational and coherent than he had been, having finally had the coffee forced down him, “nothing so simple. Nothing anything like so straightforward. On […]

Blog #32 – A Fable About Winning in Congress


A Fable of Congress and Progressive Action               “…universal background checks don’t work”[1]  ”banning assault weapons isn’t                           going to work”[2] Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa.  Once upon a time there was a Senator from Iowa, who happened to be in office when a man shot […]