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Lessig: The United States of America are “strictly republican”, not a “representative democracy”

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This post written in response to a blog post titled ,“The United States is not a ‘democracy,’ it is ‘a Republic.’”, by Lawrence Lessig dated November 2016. On today, TCLO came across an individual who calls himself Lessig (Twitter: @Lessig). He refers to himself as a "law professor, activist, and citizen (in reverse [...]

By | June 11th, 2017|American Jurisprudence, General|0 Comments

Scandal in politics is not a new phenomenon

Former Alabama Governor, Robert Bentley, resigned in April 2017 amid scandal. According to a April 10, 2017 article by The New York Times, "It was a stunning downfall for the governor, a Republican who acknowledged in March 2016 that he had made sexually charged remarks to his senior political adviser". But, unfortunately, scandal in politics [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|General|0 Comments

How many humans deserve human dignity?

In the wake of  much controversy surrounding citizenship, residency, immigration, and other travel-related matters, it is easy to become preoccupied with "the issues" and forget about the facts. While liberals tend to reject and protest the majority of the current President's policies regarding aliens, conservatives have their own viewpoints and reasons for supporting them. But [...]

By | April 25th, 2017|General|0 Comments

When will Right Now be a good time for change?

As Spring comes into full bloom, we witness the concepts of rebirth, regeneration, and re-vitality come to life right before our eyes. It is a reminder that no matter how dark and cold things seem to get, there is always hope ahead. Wouldn't it be great if we could take note from Mother Nature? Right now [...]

By | April 22nd, 2017|General|0 Comments
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