Posts Tagged “Democratic”

The problem with “term limits”

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The problem with “term limits”

By Ray Hanania When the election is over, the losing candidate is the one who will sit down and wonder how they lost while the winner won’t really spend much time contemplating why he, or she won. It’s a process that needs to be done before the election, though, not after. Asking yourself when the…

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Our Democratic system is the best

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Our Democratic system is the best

Our Democratic system is the best By Ray Hanania The news is full of stories about people in countries around the world who have to struggle to have their voices heard. They’re denied the right to vote, or if there is a vote, it’s usually an election conducted at the end of a barrel of…

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Ray Hanania Video Commentary: Morsy and the struggle for Democracy in Egypt

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Egyptian’s have very few real choices, but if they succeed in ousting their first-ever Democratically elected President, Mohammed Morsy (Morsi) through protests rather than through an election process, then Democracy may be dead and the Arab Spring will have been little more than one tyrant movement trying to take control from another tyrant movement. Hanania…

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Winners, losers and local Republican pyrrhic victories

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Winners, losers and local Republican pyrrhic victories By Ray Hanania  An overview of some of the key races in the Chicagoland suburban areas: Patlak versus Sean Morrison The right wing extremists celebrated a pyrrhic victory Tuesday night with the narrow victory of Dan Patlak over better qualified Sean Morrison. Patlak will face a stiff challenge…

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