Monthly Archives: January 2012

VOTING REFORM: A Progressive Voting Scheme

   by Diane Rufino This article follows the one I previously wrote, entitled “Who is Really Disenfranchised?”  In that article I talked about the incessant claims of  ”disenfranchisement” of minority voters when no such disenfranchisement exists nor any intent to … Continue reading

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Who is Really Disenfranchised?

       by Diane Rufino, Jan. 21, 2012 We hear a lot from the Obama administration and the Democratic Party about who in America is disenfranchised.  And according to them, it certainly isn’t the American taxpayer. In fact, according to them, … Continue reading

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Then They Came for Me, and No One Was Left to Speak Out

       by Diane Rufino, January 4, 2012 If you ever get the chance to visit the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, you will be forever affected by what you see and learn there, and you will be moved by a quote … Continue reading

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The Bell Rings for Liberty: Bond v. United States (June 16, 2011)

    by Diane Rufino, June 2011 On June 16, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of the best and most important decisions ever on the principle of federalism. In the case Bond v. United States (09-1227), the Court unanimously … Continue reading

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Who is Left to Advocate for the Patient?

   by Diane Rufino, April 26, 2011 —  Dr. C.L. Gray, founder of Physicians for Reform, understands the risks posed by Obamacare People don’t like the healthcare bill for many reasons – such as its cost, its mandate to buy insurance, … Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

      by Diane Rufino, September 13, 2010 In 1787, a group of brilliant Americans met in Philadelphia with the task of setting up a government to effectively manage a union of independent and sovereign states. What they gave us would … Continue reading

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Perry v. Schwartenegger: California is the Latest Battleground for Gay Marriage

   by Diane Rufino, August 17, 2010 Ripped from the headlines…. On August 4, a federal court in California struck down the gay marriage ban, popularly known as Proposition 8, and handed a victory to thousands of gays and lesbians … Continue reading

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