Posts Tagged: democracy

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

Passing their bucks

“A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.” -Alexis de Tocqueville

The hope of freedom

“None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.” -Pearl S. Buck

The hope of freedom

“None who have always been free can understand the terrible fascinating power of the hope of freedom to those who are not free.” -Pearl S. Buck

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

If this is your first time trying democracy, you’ve gotta fight

When I open up a newspaper or read an article on line about what is happening around the world right now, I can’t help but think that maybe Billy Corgan was right when he crooned,    “The world is a

We’ve got to take the power back

“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by

We’ve got to take the power back

“The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by

Red Rover, red rover

It should be of growing concern to the American people that the relationship between the US and the Russians are becoming more and more tenuous.  It is of no surprise since Russia is geographically and politically closer to China than

Red Rover, red rover

It should be of growing concern to the American people that the relationship between the US and the Russians are becoming more and more tenuous.  It is of no surprise since Russia is geographically and politically closer to China than

Social security

With the decline of union popularity private as well as public companies now want to do away with pension plans for their employees.  They want to take what few privileges and rights workers have struggled and fought for, privatize your

Social security

With the decline of union popularity private as well as public companies now want to do away with pension plans for their employees.  They want to take what few privileges and rights workers have struggled and fought for, privatize your

Where’s the party at?

Am I Rip Van Winkle? Have I been asleep under the tree of democracy and have now woken up in a different time and a different era? What the hell happened to political parties in this country? It was never

Where’s the party at?

Am I Rip Van Winkle? Have I been asleep under the tree of democracy and have now woken up in a different time and a different era? What the hell happened to political parties in this country? It was never