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Women and Voting: Book Reviews

Women and Voting: Book Reviews The most obvious question voters in the 2016 Presidential Democratic or open primaries will be whether to support a woman candidate. The implied question ...

Why A Woman for President?

Why A Woman for President? A Presidential election—Question: What is “unique” or so important that electing a woman president should be considered as an important ...

Finding a Messiah: The 2016 Primary Elections

Seeking a Messiah Among Our Politicians The media are avoiding an obvious focus of the stronger-than-usual public enthusiasm for non-politicians in the early phase of the Presidential ...

Ideology, American Democracy and Today’s Congress

Ideology, American Democracy and Today’s Congress The United States has so far avoided the fate of every nation that ever has attempted to maintain democratic government, but ...

The Elections of 2036—A prediction, by: John H. Langer, JD, EdD. (10-19-2015)

The Elections of 2036—A prediction, by: John H. Langer, JD, EdD. (10-19-2015) The choices are stark for Americans this year. But clearly we must work for survival first. The protection ...

Challenges and Opportunities: The Syrian Conflict, Israel, Palestinians, and Refugees

Challenges and Opportunities: The Syrian Conflict, Israel, Palestinians, and Refugees The map of the Middle East shows the four nations bordering Israel: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and ...

Crime, Weapons, and an Individual’s Right to Protection and Self-Protection

Crime, Weapons, and an Individual’s Right to Protection and Self-Protection Multiple killing, mostly with firearms, has been in the news lately. The killings of children in schools ...

The Trump-Sanders Phenomena and American Democracy

The Trump-Sanders Phenomena and American Democracy The major political parties—Democrats and Republicans—are both experiencing protests from their supporters. Though they may appear ...

Internet—Commentary

Internet—Commentary The review of Andrew Keen’s book, The Internet is NOT the Answer is in the book review posts log in this blog. My reaction to reading it was, what, exactly, ...

Keen, A. The Internet is NOT the Answer. Atlantic Monthly Press, NY: 2015.

Keen, A. The Internet is NOT the Answer. Atlantic Monthly Press, NY: 2015. This is a book that will destroy forever the image of a benign Internet that will lead our world to ever ...