Archive for April, 2019

The Problem of the Electoral College

One outcome of the 2016 election has been renewed interest in reforming the way we elect the President of the US.  It is now fairly commonplace for progressives to call for abolition of the electoral college (EC) so as to ...

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Mulling over Mueller

I am reluctant to try to add to the mountains of good commentary on the Mueller report that you can find in the various media.  For an excellent short take, I would point you, as I often do, to Mother ...

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The Israeli Elections and 2020

As a practical matter, there was little chance that the Israeli election outcome would have any impact on the prospects for a peace settlement in Israel/Palestine. Benjamin Netanyahu will be returned to office after a campaign in which he proclaimed ...

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