This Amazing Experiment

Some days I think I am witnessing the beginning of the end of the project that began in the late 18th century and resulted in the establishment of an independent democratic republic, the United States of America. From the very beginning the new republic understood that it had a role in history and a role […]

Thoughts on American Democracy

The most rigorous academic challenge I have ever experienced was a college course on Constitutional Law. It was required for my major and because of its fearsome reputation I put it off as long as possible. The text book itself was forbidding, 1,000 pages with hundreds of pages of footnotes and cross references. We read, […]