December 2017

The 2nd American Revolution: Chapter 3 ~ History of our Democracy started w/ English Magna Carta

December 14, 2017

Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series Back to the Future: 1215 Magna Carta ~ symbol of universal freedom, progenitor of the British representative government, our own Independence & the US Constitution  Part One ~ Chapter 3 Our Founding Fathers correctly defined factions as dangerous to democracy, as history repeatedly proved. But […]

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An Aside on Factions-Special Interest Groups ~ Congressmen who on occasion form majority voting blocks versus the unmitigated & unethical influence of the 1% uber wealthy or political influential

December 12, 2017

This essay can also be accessed in the page of links for stand-alone essays in our 2nd Revolutions series Brief Aside from Chapter 2 ~ How the corruptive influence of temporary factions/majority voting blocks in the last 20th century morphed into the politics of Big Money based on political contributions by uber wealthy political donors In 1787, James Madison’s concern […]

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The Second American Revolution: Chapter Two ~ Tracing the problem back to its roots

December 10, 2017

Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series Part One ~ Chapter 2 Tracing the problem back to its roots: The 1787 Constitutional Convention, our Founders & the Federalists Papers As discussed in Chapter 1, the root of our constitutional problem is not what the Constitution says, but what it […]

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Second American Revolution: Part One-Chapter 1 ~ The Historical Problem w/ our Constitution & its Consequences:

December 5, 2017

Crowd-sourcing our Democracy: A historic flaw in our US Constitutional and its Contemporary Consequences: Linked Index to all “Second Revolution” posts and stand-alone essays in this series https://tinyurl.com/y7zb8xpz Part One ~ Chapter 1  In elementary school, we were all taught that our American democracy was the very best government in the world AND that it’s foundation […]

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