Why is ‘compromise’ a dirty word?

Is compromise possible? Since the writing of the Declaration of Independence to the drafting of the Constitution, compromise has always been something of a “dirty word.” 

Former President Ronald Reagan use to say, “If you got 75 or 80 percent of what you were asking for, I say, you take it and fight for the rest later, and that's what I told these radical conservatives...

Good Government – How Do We Get It?

Is there such thing as “good government”? It sounds more like a riddle – right up there with education funding and welfare spending, an endless cycle of spinning wheels. To unravel our riddle, let’s take a look at some of the parts of government, starting at the state level.

In the legislative branch, which legislatures are better? Those that are full-time or those ones are...