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Thoughts on Voting 3rd Party in a 2-Party System

The Constitutional form of government in the U.S. tends to stabilize into a binary, two-party system. The two-party system requires those two major parties to form coalitions that will attract the support of various groups and interests in order to … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Representative Democracy

The paradox of representative democracy is that we elect representatives because we are collectively ignorant, but we can only evaluate and choose those representatives by the same ignorance. [Video: Undecided Voters] We elect representatives to get an in-depth understanding of … Continue reading

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Vote in the Utah 2010 Primary Election – Information and Endorsements

This past weekend I received a phone call to my Google Voice phone number.  Since we were involved with a family wedding at the time, I let it go to voice mail.  The Google Voice service attempts to use voice … Continue reading

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