Category Archives: Government

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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Government Shutdown

It is hard to fathom the amount of damage that will be done to our economy by even the shortest government shut down. Already there are articles about studies and experiments that were being conducted, that are now tainted by … Continue reading

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Taking a look at the First Amendment to the US Constitution

The First Amendment Over the last couple of years, we have seen more than a few attacks on freedom of the press, and a push by some religious groups to prevent other religious groups from exercising their rights. Rather than … Continue reading

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The nation has never been so divided.

Well, not in the last 20 years anyway. I mean come on. Divisions in the 90s were so deep that a President was brought to trial before the full Congress for lying about receiving oral sex. In the 60’s & … Continue reading

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Update on the White House Press pass scandal.

A Trump appointed federal judge said that the White House has to let Acosta back into the press pool. Sop the first Amendment had a huge victory there. On the other side of that coin, the Administration is writing decorum … Continue reading

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The President vs the First Amendment

So a few days ago, President Trump went ballistic because he didn’t like questions from CNN’s Jim Acosta about his immigration policies and the use of US troops to police the border. There was some minor confusion on the floor … Continue reading

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