Browsing All posts tagged under »American Democracy«

How Mayflower Compact Influenced The American Concept Of Rule Of Law

November 19, 2020 by


By Angela Sailor ~ A group of scholars meets this week to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact—signed 400 years ago last week, on Nov. 11, 1620—on the American concept of the rule of law. The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute are co-hosting the second event in a webinar series exploring the […]

The Left Wants To Transform Our Election System. It’s A Recipe For 1-Party Rule.

February 19, 2019 by


By Jarrett Stepman ~ Democrats intend to save “democracy” by putting themselves in charge of elections. As absurd as that sounds, it really is a part of the inappropriately named “For the People Act of 2019,” or H.R. 1, moving through the House of Representatives. The Heritage Foundation created a list of the law’s provisions, […]

Truth Is An Existential Threat To The U.S. Government

July 14, 2015 by


By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The United States is not a constitutional republic. It is an oligarchy controlled by wealthy financiers who hire politicians to pass legislation beneficial to them and employ journalists to keep the citizens ignorant and compliant. Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans believe in democracy. It is simply an ideological contest […]

Fewer Limits On Campaign Contributions Strengthens America

April 9, 2014 by


By Star Parker ~ Limiting the amount of funds that free citizens can contribute stifles competition and protects incumbents. The Supreme Court’s decision last week in McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission, eliminating the total limit that an individual can contribute in an election cycle to candidates and party committees, amounts to a shot of adrenalin […]

Predicting America’s Future

October 23, 2013 by


By Alan Caruba ~ One of the great parlor games of pundits, politicians, journalists, and just about everyone else is predicting the future. There’s a wonderful book, “The Experts Speak”, that is filled, page after page, with predictions and pronouncements by people of presumed wisdom and knowledge, all of which turned out to be often […]

The Real Thing

May 4, 2013 by


By Nancy Salvato ~ As a child, I really enjoyed candy and gum. Admittedly, I occasionally wax nostalgic about Marathon Bars, Bub’s Daddy Green Apple bubble gum, Regal Crown Sours, Swiss Colony Whiskey Sours, and Red Hot Dollars. Sadly, these products are no longer available – even in specialty stores. And this is not only […]

Picking A Fight With Patriots

April 9, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba The British, when they still ruled the American colonies, learned to their displeasure what a bad idea it is to pick a fight with patriots. By the time the Revolution began the colonies had been running their own affairs for a long time and, while many saw benefits in being allied with […]

Looking For Democracy

April 6, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba Every time I use the word “democracy” to describe the process by which Americans elect their representatives, someone leaps to their computer to inform me that America is a “republic” and not a democracy. I am well aware of this, but it does not change the process. It got me thinking about […]

Protect Yourself: A Guide to Election Breakdowns and Scams

April 20, 2008 by


by Tim Potts Protect Yourself: A Guide to Election Breakdowns and Scams The bare-knuckled tradition of PA elections is showing the nation how ugly things can get in the birthplace of American Democracy. Candidates unleash last-minute smear campaigns while those who seek the high road are cast as hopelessly naïve and, by implication, unfit for […]