More on Democracy

During a recent roundtable a participant seemed to suggest that it was somehow wrong that far more than half of our American senators represent considerably less than half of the American electorate.  A senator from Wyoming represents approximately 600 thousand people, whereas a senator from California represents almost 40 million.  Twenty senators represent more constituents […]

Democracy

Some citizens, especially those on the political left, are pushing hard for the further democratization of America.  They call for the elimination of the electoral college, popular election of the President, and further measures that would promote the concept of one man, one vote.  I am also certain that many wish to eliminate the Senate […]

The Court and the Cross

On November 27, 2018, I posted an article entitled “The Atheists vs the Cross”.  The American Humanist Association had challenged the “Peace Cross” in Bladensburg, Maryland, a monument erected in 1925 to honor men from Prince Georges County who died in the Great War.  The Humanists argued that the monument violated the Establishment Clause of […]