Day: January 5, 2017

  • Quasi-Mandatory Voting

    Yesterday, in Mandatory Voting I wrote: In the end, I think finding ways to lower the costs of voting is the best approach. A low participation rate suggests there are problems. Solving those problems would be better than simply punishing people for not overcoming those costs. Additionally I mentioned: Certainly, I am in favor of things […]

  • Review: A Nation of Immigrants

    A Nation of Immigrants by John F. Kennedy My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was interested in reading this because JFK was the grandson of Irish immigrants. The Irish (and Italians, Chinese, and others) at one point were the targets of the kinds of language we saw just recently during the 2016 presidential election. […]