Scott Benowitz

Scott Benowitz

Scott Benowitz is a staff writer for Afterimage Review. He holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from The London School of Economics & Political Science and a B.A. in International Studies from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Scott lives in Rye, N.Y. photo credit: Liza Margulies
the 27th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States

By Scott Benowitz | Published 09.10.2016.

the 27th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States

If we want to show the 300 million citizens of this country as well as the rest of the world that our Federal government…

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Third Party Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections

By Scott Benowitz | Published 02.10.2016.

Third Party Candidates in U.S. Presidential Elections

Scott Benowitz writes about all third party candidates in U.S. Presidential elections. For those undecided, there are still…

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Sustainable Water Sources For The 21st And The 22nd Centuries

By Scott Benowitz | Published 25.09.2016.

Sustainable Water Sources For The 21st And The 22nd Centuries

The water usage needs of the United States Of America for the duration of the 21st and the 22nd centuries can be solved if…

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District To Become 51st State? Statehood Status for Washington DC

By Scott Benowitz | Published 18.09.2016.

District To Become 51st State? Statehood Status for Washington DC

 Throughout the second half of the 1770’s and the 1780’s the U.S. capital city shifted several times. …

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An Open Letter To Our Next Administration

By Scott Benowitz | Published 11.09.2016.

An Open Letter To Our Next Administration

Scott Benowitz pens an Open Letter to Our Next Administration. “It is time to extend planning to a wider field, in this…

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Government Owned Vehicles and Biofuels

By Scott Benowitz | Published 04.09.2016.

Government Owned Vehicles and Biofuels

What If We Continue To Do Almost Nothing At All About Implementing Biofuels? I could not find any database which lists the…

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Green Technologies and Government Owned Buildings

By Scott Benowitz | Published 28.08.2016.

Green Technologies and Government Owned Buildings

When will people view green technologies as the next step in modernizing government owned buildings? 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012. …

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This Is Why We Should Absolutely Abolish The Electoral College

By Scott Benowitz | Published 21.08.2016.

This Is Why We Should Absolutely Abolish The Electoral College

It's time to abolish the Electoral College system. While there are quite a few reasons to support any of the third party…

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Book Review: The Girl Pretending To Read Rilke

By Scott Benowitz | Published 21.08.2016.

Book Review: The Girl Pretending To Read Rilke

The Girl Pretending to Read Rilke, by Barbara Riddle, is in many ways a classic coming-of-age story.  I highly recommend…

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We HAVE to Change the Lyrics to The Marines’ Hymn

By Scott Benowitz | Published 07.08.2016.

We HAVE to Change the Lyrics to The Marines’ Hymn

We have to change the lyrics to the Marines' hymn. There’s too much opportunity to misinterpret it as a potentially hostilely…

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Offensive BLUE LAWS Need to be Repealed as Soon as Possible

By Scott Benowitz | Published 31.07.2016.

Offensive BLUE LAWS Need to be Repealed as Soon as Possible

BLUE LAWS: In South Dakota, if there are 5 or more Native Americans on your property, they can be considered to constitute…

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BLUE LAWS Make Our Legal Codes Look Like a Joke

By Scott Benowitz | Published 24.07.2016.

BLUE LAWS Make Our Legal Codes Look Like a Joke

The continued presence of blue laws actually makes our legal codes look like a joke, and this can also affect us both in…

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We Need to Suspend BLUE LAWS

By Scott Benowitz | Published 17.07.2016.

We Need to Suspend BLUE LAWS

Onerous blue laws need to be purged from state law and local ordinances.  Though rarely enforced, they are an embarrassment…

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The Effects Of Dollarization On The Homeland

By Scott Benowitz | Published 10.07.2016.

The Effects Of Dollarization On The Homeland

In some of the countries that are using our currency, the value of American coins and bills is simply whatever someone feels…

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We Have to Reimburse Wrongfully Convicted

By Scott Benowitz | Published 26.06.2016.

We Have to Reimburse Wrongfully Convicted

As of 2016, our Federal government still has no legislation in place which would require that ALL of our state governments…

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