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Posts for Christopher Paxton

Rube Goldberg Government

Rube Goldberg is one of the only people in human history to have the rare distinction of his name being an official definition in the dictionary. In our popular culture, it has become commonplace to use names of celebrities to illustrate certain actions or behaviors, but Rube Goldberg is the only name canonized as an […]

By |December 12, 2013
The Non-Partisan Blues

The Democrats have a new tactic to advance their radical ideology: target non-partisan races. Municipal elections in Texas are non-partisan and traditionally experience single digit voter-turnout. Low turnout and the lack of party identification make voters less likely to screen candidates on the basis of political philosophy or ideology. As a result, many of these […]

By |October 19, 2013