President Trump faces many challenges, including civil unrest, massive unemployment, and questions about his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a recent post on The Beacon, I predicted that President Trump would be reelected in November, because he is the incumbent, and incumbents almost always win. Here are incumbent reelection rates for the Senate and House of Representatives, but how about the presidency? Let’s consider presidential reelection rates back to the beginning of…
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It is easy to conclude that the impeachment proceedings against President Trump are politically motivated. Both the House and Senate appear split on the issue along party lines, so the outcome that the president is impeached by the House but not convicted by the Senate seems a forgone conclusion. The Constitution is vague enough…
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While this whole scenario is a long shot, one person who might be able to gain enough support is Rand Paul.
The notion that somehow voters have the ability to replace elected officials by voting them out of office is a sham when incumbents win almost all the time.
Proportional voting would explicitly recognize the partisan nature of politics.
Elections are rituals, the deeper system will persist regardless of outcomes.
A growing number of parents may be voting with their feet this fall by taking advantage of Arizona’s expansive educational choice programs.
Does color, on a subconscious level, affect who we vote for?
The ideology of Democracy legitimizes the actions of democratic government by validating them as being approved by the people.