STATIST [STEY-tist]: one who believes that the state should have partial or total control of the people.


I have to admit that I don’t know a lot about statism.  I thought it was probably a term that could be applied to good, liberal Democrats in a complimentary way.   But the more I read, it sounds like a radical person who has “stolen” the personal liberties from people and replaced them with adherence […]

IMBROGLIO [im-BROL-yoh] : a confused or perplexing political or interpersonal situation

It’s getting to be a regular scene in legislatures all over the place.   Conflict instead of collaboration.   It begins with the U.S. Congress and works its way down to state , county  and even local municipalities.   The divisions between parties and individuals who exist to further the legislative process are greater than ever and they […]