The House of Representatives has a long history of contentious battles over its leadership. It’s happened a total of fifteen times, including earlier this month.
Category: Political Parties
When Fault Lines Converge
Just as the Earth contains underground fault lines that slip, slide, and sink, causing earthquakes, so does the basis of our Constitution contain fractures that can demolish our government.
When the Constitution Works
What’s a constitution for, anyway? What good does one do? What use is it?
What IS “General Welfare?”
One of the purposes or goals of the Constitution is to “promote the general Welfare.” The Framers didn’t clarify what they meant by this term.
The King is Dead
Why do we wait roughly eleven weeks between our presidential election on the first Tuesday of November and Inauguration Day on January 20 to switch from the outgoing occupant of the White House to the newcomer?
“Let’s Party!” “No, Let’s Not.”
As the COVID-19 pandemic has spread throughout the United States, Americans have defined themselves more and more by their alliance with one of the two major political parties.