Category Archives: Constitution

Germany Proves that Alternative Voting Systems Do Not Work

On September 22nd 2013, Germany went to the polls, and 42% of the population voted for the conservative Christian Democrat Union of chancellor Angela Merkel (pronounce with hard 'g') and their allies the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. This right-of-center coalition gained 311 seats – just 5 short of a majority. It was a stunning…

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I Vow to Thee My Country

We were in England briefly, for the funeral of Geri's father, Gerald Wootton. Geri traveled back earlier, and, praise God, arrived before his death. His funeral was emotional, but splendid. The church was packed. Just before the family arrived, the congregation watched a Powerpoint presentation, with pictures from throughout Gerald's life. The opening hymn was…

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