“Facts are Stubborn Things,” and they Matter

“Facts are Stubborn Things,” and they Matter

Facts have always mattered, even when they’re conveniently ignored, disregarded, or cherry-picked to suit a given narrative. Facts should especially matter now given how polarized society and our politics have become. As Lucy Maud Montgomery said, “Facts are stubborn...
The Constitution and Some Overdue Amendments

The Constitution and Some Overdue Amendments

The 27th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was originally proposed on September 25th, 1789, and was finally ratified on May 7th, 1992. In other words, it took 202 years, 7 months, and 12 days and reads: “No law, varying the compensation for the services of the...
Primary Elections: Closed, Open or Other

Primary Elections: Closed, Open or Other

There’s a lot of strong opinions for and against closed and open primaries. Sadly, there’s a lot of opinions that are devoid of any facts and instead are based solely on emotion. To clear up a few things, it’s important to note the different types of primaries, not to...