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Opinion: Abandoning the Electoral College to Uphold True Democracy – Inside Sources

In the revered corridors of American democracy, a relic of the past continues to undermine the essence of fair representation and majority rule. The Electoral College, a uniquely American yet absurdly antiquated system, has far outlived its purpose and must be discarded. It is time for the United States to shed the shackles of an

Free Speech

The Significance of Freedom of Speech in a Democracy

Any true democracy guarantees certain rights and freedoms that a few other countries might not, the most important being the freedom of speech. One of the most fundamental rights in the U.S. Constitution is the First Amendment which protects the right to speech. It guarantees equal opportunity for people of all backgrounds to speak their

Buz Blog

Opinion: Not A Democracy – Buz Williams

“Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.” – Benjamin Franklin The left is always harping about how Trump, conservative Republicans, Elon Musk’s Twitter or so-called “hate speech” are a threat to our democracy. In the first place, our form of government is

Elections

Midterm election results reflect the hodgepodge of US voters, not the endorsement or repudiation of a candidate’s or party’s agenda

Voters in the midterm elections decided that the GOP would run the House, while the Democrats would run the Senate. Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty Images Robert B. Talisse, Vanderbilt University The results from the U.S. midterm elections came as a shock to many. The sitting president’s party typically suffers significant losses in House, Senate and

Rich Lowry

Opinion: No, democracy is not on the ballot – Rich Lowry

Democracy is under threat — the wrong candidates could win more votes than their opponents in hotly contested free and fair elections. That’s the worry of progressives insisting that “democracy is on the ballot” in the midterms. This trope, repeated endlessly on the center-left, is offered as a reason why voters of conscience should cast

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Is ‘Our Democracy’ Failing Our Country? – Patrick Buchanan

Asked, “What is an American?” many would answer, “An American is a citizen of the United States.” Yet, at the First Continental Congress in 1774, 15 years before the U.S. became a nation of 13 states, Patrick Henry rose to proclaim that, “British oppression has effaced the boundaries of the several colonies; the distinctions between

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