The Democracy Branch

Jerome Cronk/ September 18, 2020

Democracy in America is a sham.  The voices of the people drowned in a torrent of political advertising financed by a cadre of wealthy donors.

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The Political Process

Jerome Cronk/ December 10, 2019

The fundamental goal of politics is problem solving. Politics must be looked at as a rational, unemotional three-step process: (1) identify and weigh our problems;

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The Green New Deal

Jerome Cronk/ April 16, 2019

Columnist David Winston’s denunciation of the plans of prominent Democratic presidential candidates (“The Green New Deal debacle” Opinion, 4 / 7) condemns these plans as

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Trump’s Fake Emergency

Jerome Cronk/ February 17, 2019

Syndicated columnist Greg Sargent’s difficulty with the Trump emergency declaration [“Trump’s emergency plunges nation into peril” Feb 17, Opinion] seems misplaced. The worrisome problem he

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The Socialist Menace

Jerome Cronk/ February 11, 2019

Cass R Sunstein’s column on Sunday’s (2/10/2019) opinion page of the Seattle Times raises a valid question, but does not go far enough. The question

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