Elgin Hushbeck writes about the double standard applied to discourse by left and right.
You can read his thoughts at his politics and religion blog.
Elgin Hushbeck discusses the lame duck session of congress:
The No-Labels crowd is back with a major push, which is not too surprising. The more Democrats and/or liberals reveal their true nature, thereby damaging their brand, the more they seek to avoid labels that would identify them for who they are. …
You can hear the recording on their podcast.
Elgin posts this on his blog today.
Thomas Sowell discusses the need for informed citizens in his latest column. Key quote:
Put differently, a democracy needs informed citizens if it is to thrive, or ultimately even survive. In our times, American democracy is being dismantled, piece by piece, before our very eyes by the current administration in Washington, and few people seem to be concerned about it.
Preserving Democracy has an entire chapter, on this topic titled An Informed Electorate.
Doug H of A Time for Choosing provides a very relevant Ronald Reagan quote today. Go check it out.