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R.I.P. GOP

It was a bit strange recently to read two conservative columnists and their takes on the state of the Republican Party. One announced that the party had died and mentioned some September, 2016 date. Another blamed Obamacare for the ogre who was the target in both columns—Donald Trump. Both not only are wrong, they are […]

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Voter Beware—Of What You Wish For

—The British voted to leave the European Union against their own interests. California voters adopted a three-strikes-you’re-out proposition, followed by others to correct it. The Republican Party allowed itself to be hijacked by a demagogue. That’s what an uninformed public does. As followers of government, we have long opposed the idea of voter initiatives as […]

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R.I.P. GOP

◄►◄► British Kowtow, Trump Panders to Ignorant —The British people joined Donald Trump in proving that the framers of the U.S. Constitution enjoy well-justified plaudits for having designed an almost perfect form of democratic government. Their design could be our ultimate protection. Foolishly, British Prime Minister John Cameron created a ballot initiative giving the masses […]