“Killing Fraud” _ Part II

From: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General, Office of Audits and Inspections: November 2014 SPECIAL INQUIRY: Alleged Attempts by Sandia National Laboratories to Influence Congress and Federal Officials on a Contract Extension The Department of Energy’s Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) is a Government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security…

Chicago 2015: “republicanism!”

FROM the Midwest Political Science Association: “The 2015 Program Committee has accepted your offer to participate in the 73rd Annual MPSA Conference at Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL (USA), April 16-19, 2015. Please take a moment to confirm or decline your participation in the following role by logging in to the MPSA website: Section: …

America’s a Vibrant Democracy

In a Republic, organized by republicans, “the people wield agency and power in political affairs.” In the early 21st century, the American people can pass public policy at the state level via a ballot initiative or referendum, which indeed may be fundamentally at odds with national public policy—and the national government, if embracing republicanism, should…