If Idiots Stop Voting for Bad People, Maybe Politics Will Change…Maybe

“I am very short-sighted, and if I don’t like a situation I take my glasses off.” – Jenny Eclair If I were to make a list of the things that bother me in the world, it would be longer than Santa’s. But for a moment, allow me to focus my attention on one particular annoyance. I hate when people dismiss politics by saying something to the effect of “Oh, well it’s all crooked anyway.” These are the people who either don’t vote, thereby contributing nothing to our democratic process, or worse, they Read more […]

Stop Blaming ‘Bad Politicians’ for Your Own Stupidity

“Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.” – Tony Snow After the first debate of the 2016 election cycle ended, and the media rushed the candidates for post-debate interviews, Carly Fiorina made a remark while speaking with Chris Matthews that struck me. Fiorina, whose debate performance was a masterclass in how to make everyone else completely forgettable, mentioned that only fifty percent of Republican voters even know who she is. I’m neck-deep Read more […]

83% of American Voters are Uninformed According to Poll

When I saw the email headline from Rasmussen Reports, 83% Think Americans Are Not Informed Voters, I immediately agreed and thought to myself that the last two presidential elections were living proof. They asked the people: “1* Do U.S. voters have too much say or not enough say in choosing their leaders? Or is their level of choice about right?” “2* Is the United States more or less democratic than most other nations? Or is it about as democratic as most other nations?” “3* Does Read more […]