Weir Only Human: Do We Want Democracy, or Theocracy? By BOB WEIR

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According to any standard encyclopedia, democracy is defined as a form of government in which all the people have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Such decisions are arrived at through the ballot box as we vote for those whom we believe represent our economic, social and cultural aspirations. The term comes from the Greek, demos …

eHeziWeir Only Human: Do We Want Democracy, or Theocracy? By BOB WEIR

New Rochelle Non-partisan, Independent Group Forms after Mayor Bramson and City Council Refuse to Guarantee Independent Redistricting Process

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New Rochelle, NY, March 22, 2011 — Responding to the refusal of Mayor Noam Bramson and the New Rochelle City Council Democrat majority to establish an official, non-partisan, independent redistricting commission, an ad hoc, non-partisan, independent committee was established by concerned city residents today. Redistricting is required this year as a result of the latest US Census taken in 2010 …

eHeziNew Rochelle Non-partisan, Independent Group Forms after Mayor Bramson and City Council Refuse to Guarantee Independent Redistricting Process

The Hezitorial: The Tool of Political Discourse is Devoid of Best Practices By Hezi Aris

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The candidates have or will soon divulge their intentions for elected office. Some will stand resolute in going the distance, others will only stand to deflect our attention by a  political slight of hand, that is, to eviscerate the intentions of their adversary and get us to cheer as they revel in their childish pranks. One need not contemplate too …

eHeziThe Hezitorial: The Tool of Political Discourse is Devoid of Best Practices By Hezi Aris

September 17th – Constitution Day BY Prof. John Q. Barrett

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Two hundred and twenty-three years ago tonight, thirty-eight weary delegates to a convention in Philadelphia signed the Constitution of the United States.  Four handwritten sheets of parchment were enough to state the terms on which thirteen independent weak little republics agreed to try to survive together as one strong nation.  … 

eHeziSeptember 17th – Constitution Day BY Prof. John Q. Barrett