Author page: Eric Sammons

Building a Third Party

Building a Third Party

Now that Trump has locked up the GOP nomination, and Hillary is the likely Democrat nominee, sane people everywhere are turning their thoughts to third party alternatives. Unfortunately, the pickings are slim. You have the Libertarian Party...

Robot Umpires, Instant Replay, and the Desire for Perfection

Robot Umpires, Instant Replay, and the Desire for Perfection

“When something can determine the outcome of a game, you have to get it right.” So said Mets catcher Brian Schneider in 2008 when instant replay was first proposed for Major League baseball. This idea – “you have to get it right” – has been the...

Who Will Receive the GOP Nomination In a Contested Convention?

Who Will Receive the GOP Nomination In a Contested Convention?

I haven’t written much about the presidential races in a while, somewhat because I have been busy lately, but mostly because I haven’t found that much interesting to write about. In the Democrat race, Bernie Sanders keeps on winning primaries...