Implications of Trump’s Election Victory

Posted On Nov 11 2016 by

I have experienced many disappointments after elections over the years, and I thought I finally learned not to underestimate people’s stupidity when it comes to political decisions, and that was why I thought Obama couldn’t win in 2008, or especially in 2012. I thought most voters weren’t smart enough to appreciate a guy like him to vote for him. I was proven wrong, and I was very surprised by his victory, especially in 2012. So, I guess his victories made me forget what I had learned about the voter behavior, and for some reason, I naively thought that Clinton would …


Democracy and the Need for a Voter Certification Test

Posted On Oct 3 2016 by

I think the right to vote should be contingent upon passing a test to receive a “voter certification”. Just like we pass a test to receive a driver’s license. I understand it is a basic citizenship right in all the modern democracies, but I think it was not the right thing to do to allow anyone to vote. Democracy is not something new. It existed in the Ancient Greek for a while, and then it disappeared from the face of the earth for thousands of years, reappearing again in the last century or two. Even in those days the flaw …