Tag Archives: democracy

Modi, Texas and Trump

On a previous trip to  America, the two strong leaders met and appeared quite amicable. My friend Page sent me this article below from the Washington Post this morning. She had visited India during college and also knows my love … Continue reading

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India, the World’s Largest Democracy Takes Her Responsibility and Right to Vote, Seriously

National Elections in India are coming  beginning on April 11 and ending on May 19.  Imagine, there are nine phases and yes, people stand in line for hours to cast a vote. Then they  soak a finger in dark ink … Continue reading

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Jeffersonian Democracy

  The Jeffersonians were deeply committed to Republicanism in the United States, which meant opposition to aristocracy of any form, opposition to corruption, insistence on virtue, with a priority for the “yeoman farmer“, “planters“, and the “plain folk”. They were … Continue reading

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The People Have Spoken

This is an image of the voting lines in Phoenix.  I lived in the Valley of the Sun for 7 years. I remember standing in line for over two hours waiting to vote in 2008 for John McCain for president. … Continue reading

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Fragility of Democracy

Man killed by Indian mob. . . . The Indian Express  ( New York Times) Thirty-five leading Indian authors and poets have returned coveted literary award to protest the violence that is creeping into Indian corporate life under the Hindu … Continue reading

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Hotel and Airport Security. . . . In Incredible India

  This the lovely Lemon Tree Hotel at the Delhi Airport.  Dbell decided we were not going to spend time in this  expensive , huge (25 million population)  city but just fly from Delhi to  Veranasi.    Delhi and Mumbai … Continue reading

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Are We There Now?

I seem to be posting more and more words from our past leaders, but the truth is timeless. Your thoughts or comments. . . . . 

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