The Potowmack Institute
After the Capital Hill shooting last July 14, 1998, there is much tribute to "the heroes of democracy." The real problem is that there are no "heroes of democracy" in the US Congress. These letters raise very serious fundamental issues. The politicians will not take them up. We see the collateral damage in the daily news.
Sen. Ted Stevens' "armed citizenry"
Letter to Senator Mitch McConnell on holding members of Congress to their oath of office. No response.
National political leadership
The Blood on Their Doorstep
Letter to members of Congress after Capital Hill Shooting, 7/24/98
Includes Washington Post, editorial, July 25, 1998
Letter to Time Magazine, July 10, 1998]
Congress and US v. Emerson
What's wrong with Barney Frank?