Ohio midterm election a sweeping victory for Republicans (with one unlucky exception)

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Nov 092018
 
Democrats charged into the Ohio midterm election full of piss and vinegar. Their belief was that they were surfing a blue wave and were going to start the process of turning what is often described as a purple state into a blue one.

What Is a Liberal Democracy?

 Commentary, Peter Skurkiss  Comments Off on What Is a Liberal Democracy?
Jun 152018
 
What is currently meant by liberal democracy is, if not rule by the elite, then at least giving the elite a heavily disproportionate say or even a veto power over the main issues of governance.