Tag: civil rights


C-Span hosted a call-in discussion on the topic of age limits for political-office holders.  This seems to bring to mind cultures that respect the experience of elders while young people are leaders. Americans need look no further for a model than Native communities.  But principles need to be measured in terms of wisdom and experience as compared to terms of greed and privilege.  If this isn’t the case, a critical limitation on knowledge stops us in 1619, as seems to be the case. read more


Ongoing emails from an organization that says it is working for voting rights calls into question the anomaly of reasoning that voters must approach big-money interests and commercial interests in order to secure the voting rights that seem fundamental to our democratic (small d) Constitutional republic.  This begs the question as to whether said voting-rights organizations are simply ignorant on the topic of civil rights, or are they a front group for fascism. read more