Observations of an Expat: And the Winner is…



Tom Arms

It’s official. The winner of the US presidential elections is Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

I hear you. Putin’s name was nowhere near the ballot papers. It was Clinton versus Trump and a few also rans.

Continue reading “Observations of an Expat: And the Winner is…”

Dear Electoral College

AFP photo



Cynthia M. Lardner

Dear Electoral College:

Each of you is imbued with the moral and legal obligation to uphold the United States Constitution. You are not legally bound by the 2016 presumptive presidential election results in favor of Donald Trump over popular vote winner Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. There exists a legal foundation for you to vote your conscience, even if that means changing your vote or not voting consistent with a winner take all state’s results.

Continue reading “Dear Electoral College”

The Undemocratic American Democracy


Sami Jamil Jadallah

It is so ironic that we, the US spend over $6 billion on national elections and over $700 annually promoting “democracy” overseas when in fact we should be learning democracy from other countries, especially West Europe.

Continue reading “The Undemocratic American Democracy”