Jefferson’s Blog

Predict the presidential election

Who will win the presidential election? Help us predict the winner, and remember to vote on election day. Read more
What rights are at stake in November's election?1

What rights are at stake in November’s election?

“It would be a dangerous delusion were a confidence in the man of our choice to silence our fears for the safety of our rights . . . In questions...
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Is government too big?1

Is government too big?

“The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the...
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Are vice presidents relevant?1

Are vice presidents relevant?

“The second office of this government is honorable & easy, the first is but a splendid misery.” –Thomas Jefferson to Elbridge Gerry,...
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Do debates affect voters' opinions?1

Do debates affect voters’ opinions?

“I never yet saw an instance of one of two disputants convincing the other by argument. I have seen many on their getting warm, becoming rude, and...
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