Daily Archives: December 1, 2019

Book Review: Ballot Battles

Ballot Battles:  The History Of Disputed Elections In The United States, by Edward B. Foley There has been no shortage of disputed elections in the United States, and there are some predictable reasons for that.  For one, Americans have always … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Kylie Minogue

On the face of it, for most Americans at least, Kylie Minogue is not an obvious choice for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Most American music listeners would know her for one of two reasons:  her cover of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Down For The Count

Down For the Count:  Dirty Elections And The Rotten History Of Democracy In America, by Andrew Gumbel I often find it amusing when writers fail to show the sense of realism that America’s founders had while simultaneously trying to impugn … Continue reading

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Book Review: Securing Democracy

Securing Democracy:  Why We Have An Electoral College, edited Gary L. Gregg II One of the more obvious and lamentable aspects of contemporary political science is reading from snobbish intellectuals about how backwards the Constitution was and how we need … Continue reading

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