Can you recommend books/articles about the dynamics of political power transitions? [more inside]
Where did the "America is a republic, not a democracy" argument come from, and how much truth is there to it? [more inside]
What are the best well-written and scholarly (read: thoughtful and well-researched, not partisan or propagandistic) books or reports on which US government programs are managed effectively and which poorly, and why?
PoliSci filter: I was hoping that someone can rationally, without rhetoric, explain to me why the word "Socialism" creates fear and extreme responses in far right-wing people. Soem very detailed specifics within. [more inside]
Can you think of examples of a U.S. state government revoking a charter or other governance document for a local government body, such as a city or county? [more inside]