Saturday, June 19, 2021

Tag: Founding Fathers

Who invented the Electoral College?

Hamilton and the other founders were reassured that with this compromise system, neither public ignorance nor outside influence would affect the choice of a nation’s leader.

Founding Fathers’ fateful decision gives Trump a free pass; the way...

While Trump has been acquitted by controlled Republicans, in no sense of the word has he been exonerated.

The Founder’ monumental constitutional mistake; 2 senators from each state

But let’s not blame the Founders because they had no way of knowing how large this country would become and the great degree to which the populations of its states would vary.

The Founding Fathers would renounce, condemn America’s endless wars

They would decry the current situation in which a succession of U.S. presidents has usurped that power, probably the greatest violation of the Constitution in the history of this nation.

Why the founding fathers gave too much power to the supreme...

What We the People lost when the Constitution gave monarchical power to a small band of unelected people in robes.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

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Unknown soldiers: America’s secret, privatized army

While many American policy makers believe that their country is ‘exceptional’ and thus shouldn’t have to follow long established laws, other governments see the precedents they set and act accordingly.

Supreme court sides with giant corporations Nestle and Cargill saying they cannot be sued...

“We’re celebrating ‘the end of slavery’ but American companies are still profiting off of slave labor.”

‘A huge victory’: Biden USDA moves to restore animal welfare protections shredded by trump

“Finally, USDA will close the loophole allowing factory farms to produce ‘organic’ eggs and chicken.”

How clean water is linked with environmental and human health

When the world works together, a brighter and greener future is possible.

New study finds toxic PFAS in hundreds of commonly used cosmetics produced by major...

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a highly persistent and potentially toxic class of more than 4,700 chemical compounds, were present in most cosmetic products purchased