Category Archives: Government

Political Base.

Today I just want to talk a little about the way politics in a two party system work. It came to me that this was a useful conversation because in a political conversation a friend told me that we could … Continue reading

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Finish Unigov Already.

This is going to be a bit more of a rant than a well thought out article…but you are used to that with me by now. Once upon a time, Marion County contained 17 different towns and municipalities. They were: … Continue reading

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Medicare for ALL – emphasis on ALL.

Medicare for ALL The power of amalgamation OK. Todays rant is going to start with three assumptions. (I view them as realities, but you may disagree so please just accept the premise for now so I can make the point … Continue reading

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Potholes in Indianapolis

I am going to go off my normal vague book, concept script and talk about something very specific today. The nightmare that is the pothole crisis of Indianapolis. I am not just going to bitch about them though. I am … Continue reading

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The cost of war.

Every time a politic discussion gets remotely heated…or even gets to a likely impasse, some moron in the back of the proverbial room shouts: Civil War! like they have 50,000 troops standing by to invade the backyard of whomever they … Continue reading

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A wide open primary season.

With the Presidential primary field wide open for Democrats this year…it is certainly going to be an interesting political season. One of the really interesting things about this season to me, is that after Hillary Clintons loss, followed by a … Continue reading

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Fixing the Electoral College

That title alone will start fights with both sides of the aisle. The right of course declaring that nothing is wrong with the Electoral College and the left pointing out that for the fifth time in American history we have … Continue reading

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Time to repeal the 17th Amendment?

Is it time to return to the State House’s appointing US Senators? My answer is a resounding yes. I will go a step further and say that the 17th Amendment never should have happened, and is one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Thought Experiment: Fixing Gerrymandering

This is a straight stream of consciousness piece….meant to throw some ideas out there while I sort through them. The issue is gerrymandering. It has happened pretty much the entire time we have had a Constitution. It keeps people from … Continue reading

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The shut down and the wall.

First off, I just want to say how I can’t believe this is something still happening, and that it hasn’t been cleaned up yet. Moving on, why is it happening to begin with? Here we are. A funding bill that … Continue reading

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