Human Brain Threat to Democracy?

The evidence that humans are irrational continues to mount. What does this mean for self-governance?

Democrats Seeing Wall Street Backlash?

Two widely-hyped reports have Wall Street firms donating less money to Democrats as payback for financial reform efforts. But a closer look reveals no such thing.

Lindsey Graham: Tea Party Movement Is Unsustainable

South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham sees the beginning of the end of the Tea Parties, and he’s probably right.

Hitler Comparisons and Bad History

Contrary to popular belief, Adolf Hitler didn’t come to power by democratic means or because of his ability to whip the public into a frenzy.

Cheering for the Laundry

Comparative Fringes

Politics of Spite

Democracy at Gunpoint

Libertarians for Obama?