John Pudner

Jan 8, 2019
The back-to-back nights of the Golden Globe Awards and College Football Championship reminds us that even entertainment divides Americans, call it Hollywood vs. college football, baseball, and the country music of Muscle Shoals.

Nov 19, 2018
All the other presidents in history defeated a total of only nine opposing Senators out of hundreds who ran during their first midterm.

Nov 5, 2018
The alternatives to people accepting an elected government, even in a less-than-perfect process, is much worse than the actual results.

Oct 24, 2018
Those who believe "polling doesn't work anymore" are wrong, polling almost always gets us within a couple of points of the final result.

Oct 17, 2018
For political leaders who care about cutting back on deceiving donors, a new law could be passed banning the ability to donate to multiple campaigns with only one click.

Oct 8, 2018
The chants of “This is what Democracy looks like” by such protestors is wrong if they intimidate elected officials into siding with them against constituents back home.

Jul 9, 2018
It may be wishful thinking, but perhaps after being the focus of such a nasty, anonymous back and forth the next Supreme Court judge might see firsthand the threat this process poses to our democracy.

Jun 19, 2018
Yes we always had gerrymandering, but it was not until the precision of computers that it reached a point that made people give up on their democracy. Like any technology, these programs are just a tool that also offer the solution that would truly restore our republic.

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