A Penny for Your Thoughts--Six Billion for Your Vote - by Deborra Ann Low

$6 billion was blown on the 2012 election cycle. Along with that expense comes
one overall goal ? the legitimacy of the state. And even with that whopping

The Value of Voting - by Mark E. Smith

[Note to Kindle users: The original version of the Kindle edition of Consent to Tyranny had an incorrect URL for the link to the Fubar discussion of "The Counterrevolutionary Constitution." The correct URL is »

Teaching the ACLU About Democracy - by Mark E. Smith

The attorney speaker for the ACLU, Michael Crowley, has a new blog So I decided to post a comment, which is currently awaiting moderation. As I don't expect it to be published, I thought I'd post it here:

The US Military is Not Under Civilian Rule - by Mark E. Smith

I don't see an embed button, so here's the link to the video:

Students' Rights Are The Core Of A True Democracy - Cairo, Egypt


How embarrassing! I mean, come on GUC!

Gerhard Schröder & Hosni Mubarak!?!

Elections Will Kill the Egyptian Revolution - by Mark E. Smith

Even though the Egyptian army is still arresting and torturing protesters, and sentencing many to prison, Egyptians are excited about the upcoming elections.

Many seem to think that the elections are a step towards democracy. They're wrong.

Liberty's Easy Slide into Tyranny - by Prof John Kozy


The best-laid schemes o' mice an' men
Gang aft agley,
An' lea'e us nought but grief an' pain,
For promis'd joy!

Robert Burns – 1785

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