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Joel S. Hirschhorn
Joel S. Hirschhorn was a full professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a senior official at the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and the National Governors Association; he has authored five nonfiction books, including Delusional Democracy – Fixing the Republic Without Overthrowing the Government.


Articles by Joel S. Hirschhorn :

Memories Of South Africa – OpEd

Earlier this year I had the great pleasure to visit South Africa. Compared to most Americans, the passing of Nelson

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How Stupid Are Limbaugh Listeners? – OpEd

While driving on my usual errands run the other day I listened a little to Limbaugh’s radio show. As usual

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Limbaugh’s New Racism – OpEd

For some years, several times a week, while driving to do errands, I listen to Rush Limbaugh on the radio.

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Technology Servitude – OpEd

Everywhere I look outside my home I see people busy on their high tech devices, while driving, while walking, while

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US Gun Patriotism Or Hypocrisy? – OpEd

Puzzling me for a long time is the inconsistency between two claims by gun and Second Amendment supporters.  One is

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Lies And Liars Lost – OpEd


My cynicism about the stupidity of the American public would have increased exponentially if Mitt Romney would have been elected

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Fire Congress, Vote Out Incumbents – OpEd

For politicians to do what is right, first citizens must do what is right. Of all the many, many stupid

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Wake Up: Reject The Two-Party Plutocracy – OpEd

Here we go again. Millions of Americans will soon vote for either the Republican or Democratic presidential candidate not because

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Numbing Numbers Explain US Frog Revolution – OpEd

Believing in the classic American Dream that hard work will deliver prosperity is like believing that buying super lottery tickets

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Losing Constitutional Competition – OpEd

Among Americans there remains strong pride about the US Constitution, even though there is widespread support for creating reform amendments

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