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REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

Last weekend, President Trump called Georgia’s secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, imploring him with veiled threats and lies to change the outcome of the November election. Raffensperger talks to Scott Pelley about why he didn’t give in. The video above was posted to YouTube on 12 Jan 2021. The remaining videos below are from 10… Continue reading REPORT: Georgia Voting System Security and Verification (60 Minutes, 10 – 12 Jan 2021)

The United States Insurrection of 6 Jan 2021

On 6 Jan 2021, an armed militant extremist group raided the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. in an attempt to take forcible control of the U.S. Government. The group broke through Capitol Security teams and setup positions in the Capitol building. The Vice President, legislators, and capitol staff were rushed to multiple undisclosed locations as… Continue reading The United States Insurrection of 6 Jan 2021

American Pride, Happiness, Economy, and Politics

Yesterday I had a question from someone in Japan regarding America. He writes: Greg Johnson, Thank you so much! I would like to know the shadow of the life of the people. Almost Japanese people think that all American people are so happy. I want to know the American truth in the every fields. Economically,… Continue reading American Pride, Happiness, Economy, and Politics

Henry George – Progress and Poverty

Praise for Progress and Poverty Among many famous people who asserted that it was impossible to refute George on the land question were Winston Churchill, Leo Tolstoy, John Dewey, and Bertrand Russell. Tolstoy and Dewey, especially, dedicated much of their lives to spreading George’s ideas. Tolstoy was preaching about the ideas in Progress and Poverty… Continue reading Henry George – Progress and Poverty

GOVERNANCE – How Dark Money in Politics is an Attack on Democracy

Democracy is founded on the principal of distributed participatory governance to create a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Dark Money in politics allows small groups of people to have excessive and unfair influence over politics and policies in cities, states, and the entire nation, typically for personal gain and… Continue reading GOVERNANCE – How Dark Money in Politics is an Attack on Democracy

Leadership: Inspiring Followers or Demanding Obedience

Some leaders inspire people to follow them by generally being cordial, polite, and respectful. Other leaders establish their dominance and demand obedience. Often these two styles get confused because leaders who use force, threats, and intimidation will sometimes inspire followers who like that style of management. So, either method can result in a populist following… Continue reading Leadership: Inspiring Followers or Demanding Obedience

“Dark Money” – A PBS Documentary about Buying Controlling Interest in America and Democracy

Democracy is supposed to function as a distributed form of collective self-governance with equal collaborative input and influence from all citizens. Just as an individual with self-control is free, a people who are self-governed through a democratic process are free. However, if a small number of people gain controlling interest in the political system, it… Continue reading “Dark Money” – A PBS Documentary about Buying Controlling Interest in America and Democracy

Here’s Why John Adams Warned that America Could Become “the Most Miserable Habitation in the World”

Introduction In a letter dated 11 October 1798, John Adams wrote his famous statement, paraphrased as follows: the Constitution is “wholly inadequate” to govern a society of people who are not by choice and desire deciding to be law abiding citizens. Ethics Adams specifically mentions “morality and religion” in his letter. Why not just refer… Continue reading Here’s Why John Adams Warned that America Could Become “the Most Miserable Habitation in the World”

Local Election in North Carolina has 100% Voter Turnout

The local election for the community of Spencer Mountain, North Carolina had 100% voter turnout as all two residents, a husband and wife, Chase and Alice White, both turned out to vote. Chase was elected as Mayor. Alice was elected to City Council. In his acceptance speech, Chase thanked his campaign manager and his many supporters,… Continue reading Local Election in North Carolina has 100% Voter Turnout

The 2015 Iowa City Council Race in 10 Minutes

This year in Iowa City there are eight candidates running for City Council positions. Only four will be elected. While politics tends to pit individuals against each other, in this race some alliances are forming among candidates and their supporters. In the local paper, letters of endorsement are supporting several candidates, rather than just an… Continue reading The 2015 Iowa City Council Race in 10 Minutes

New City Council Members May Result in Better Representation

The City Council of Iowa City recently approved another multi-million dollar tax-payer TIF-funded development in the downtown area. The project is called The Chauncey. I have been and continue to be a strong supporter of the Chauncey, and wrote an article in its defense. I also like some of the other modern buildings, TIF funded… Continue reading New City Council Members May Result in Better Representation