A nice surprise in my Twitter feed!

Thanks to Professor Derek Muller for his review of Enlightened Democracy‘s 2nd edition.  I very much appreciate the recommendation! Library of Law and Liberty: Tempering Faction with the Electoral College’s Reasonable Majorities  

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation (October 3, 1789)

On this day 223 years ago, George Washington issued the first official Thanksgiving Proclamation. Last week, I posted about Congress’s request that he take such action. Interestingly, this congressional request was issued almost immediately after Congress approved the language that would become the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  Congress apparently did not view the […]

What Was Your Favorite Presidential Debate Moment?

Tonight, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will face off in their first presidential debate. Will there be a moment that changes the direction of the race? Will one candidate land a verbal punch that will go down in the history books? What has been your favorite presidential (or vice presidential) debate moment from past years? […]