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Blog 16. When Do President Trump’s Lies and Innuendos Become High Crimes and Misdemeanors?

There is no need to repeat all the lies and baseless insults and innuendos President Trump has made while in office. Article Two, Section Three of the Constitution states that the grounds for impeachment are conviction for “Treason, Bribery, or […]

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Blog 15. A Goal for the Next National Political Party: Secure All Rights for All People.

In Blog 14, In my search for a body of human rights that could fulfill the premise of the Declaration of Independence that governments are established to secure the people’s rights, I discovered the chakras of the Upanishads and Hindus–seven […]

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Blog 14 On the Origins of and Necessity for a Comprehensive and Balanced Body of Rights

In my last blog (13) I wrote that, in the next one (and, I should have added, “and the one after that”) I would reveal a comprehensive and balanced body of rights that could be used as an organizational system […]

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Boaz’s Blog 13. What to Look for in a Third Party

I have concluded that the time is ripe for the formation of a third national political party. The Republican party may have power, but it also has an identity crisis. The executive branch reminds me of the Vichy regime, while […]

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Boaz’ s Blog 012 Trump Would Have Never Won Had Love Taught in Our Public Schools

Despite tough economic times and stagnating incomes in the heartland of the U.S., Trump would not have secured enough votes to win the Electoral College had love been a part of the required public educational system. Here’s why:
Love is the […]

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Boaz’ s Blog 011 How to Defend Against Dangerous Actions of the Trump Administration: Assert the Right to Safety

Since the presidential election, my tension and anxiety has risen almost daily as president elect Trump has announced his choices for cabinet positions: A climate change denier as head of EPA; a leading opponent of the Affordable Care Act as […]

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Boaz’ s Blog 010 How to Wake up from a Political Nightmare: Convene an Article Five Convention to Secure Democracy

A week ago, I was opining here on why a President Clinton would likely support an Article Five Constitutional Convention. Today, with democracy imperiled, I believe it is imperative that we—the citizens—realize that it is we who must secure democracy […]

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Boaz’ s Blog 009 Seven Reasons why a President Clinton Will Likely Support an Open Article Five Convention.

Let’s assume that President-elect Hillary Rodham Clinton, after winning a convincing election against Donald Trump, accompanied by the Democrats winning the Senate, continues to faces an intractable Republican party in control of the House; opposing Clinton’s programs for funding for […]

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Boaz’ s Blog 008. Student Debt, Free Lifetime Education, and the Right to Pursue Happiness

group of happy young people jumping on the mountain
I begin by discussing the right to happiness and the right to the pursuit of happiness; two of the eight stated rights of the Declaration of Independence. Both rights give necessary context […]

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Boaz’s Blog 007. Capital punishment and the right to life.

I once had a role in a capital punishment case that only became controversial after trial and sentencing. That’s because the defendant declined to appeal and wished to proceed with the scheduled date of execution. His would be the first […]

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Boaz’s Blog 006. Zika virus and the right to safety

I apologize for not writing this  article on eight rights of the Declaration of  Independence–seven of  them omitted by  the  Constitution.  Instead, because  each  of the eight rights deserves more discussion than can be given to it in one article, […]

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Boaz’s Blog 005. How the Ninth Amendment and Declaration of Independence could influence an Article Five Convention

When I think of our country’s goals, I think  of an America whose dreams are yet unfulfilled. That’s because I look to the Declaration  of Independence for guidance on our country’s purpose and not the  Constitution.
Think back for a moment […]

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Boaz’s Blog 004 Beyond Bernie. The Article Five Convention.

In the recent Democratic primaries, I was heartened by the enthusiasm shown  by young voters for Bernie Sanders and his ideals. Heartened because millennial voters apparently want authenticity and integrity from  their political leaders and  they  want policies that are  […]

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Boaz’s Blog 003. What is a Human Right?

Let’s begin with a simple question:  Why are you on the planet? Why am I on  the planet? Answer: The simple truth is that we are on  the planet because we want to  be.  Life is based on desire. In […]

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Boaz’s Blog 002. Why the rights to Life, Liberty, the Pursuit of Happiness, and Safety are the foundation of a good government.

One of the issues facing any  government is  who or what  gets  the government’s resources.  In the United States, allocation of resources  seems  to be heavily weighted in favor of  Social Security, Medicare, and military defense spending; which  suggests an […]

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