Those agitating for more democracy believe that it will result in a government more accountable and responsive to the needs of the less well-off.
On Monday, September 29, a.k.a. National Coffee Day, plenty of regional and national restaurant chains will pour you a coffee for free—or at most, $1.
Supporters of liberty should cheer the growth in support for secession, as it is the ultimate rejection of centralized government and the ideologies of Keynesianism, welfarism, and militarism.
In some respects, Paul is to Republicans in 2014 what Barack Obama was to Democrats in 2006:
the Party’s most prized fund-raiser and its most discussed senator, willing to express opinions unpopular within his party, and capable of energizing younger voters.
Paul stood behind the podium in blue jeans, quoting the Founding Fathers and modern authors off a teleprompter, ever the iconoclastic intellect.
Cruz roamed the stage in a boxy suit, preaching a passage from Psalms again and again in a call for spiritual rebirth.
.. those who love freedom must realize that freedom is not a license to do as you please, freedom can only be realized when citizens know self restraint, or put another way — virtue.
This parallels George Washington’s belief that democracy requires a virtuous people.
The problem with open source is that since its creation is a free collaborative effort, mistakes often go unnoticed for years.
The best proportional representation (PR) system is a twist on party-list voting known as mixed-member PR, or MMP for short.
MMP has voters select both a candidate in their local district and a party they’d like to win a majority.
Everyone who wins a district gets a seat, and then additional seats are given out to ensure that parties are represented in proportion to their share of the party vote. This has a number of advantages.
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.. at last, the third and final segment of this abandoned train track turned elevated park, has opened, and it’s a gem.
In year three of a punishing drought, the terrible question arises: What if it just never rains again?
via The Dry Land.
Changing Ukraine’s association deal quietly and not making any promises to Poroshenko would be the least painful policy for the Europeans.
Putin knows that, and therein lies his hope for a negotiated, rather than a military, solution to the conflict he started in order to keep Ukraine out of the EU and NATO.