This article from April by Ezra Klein in Vox, “This presidential campaign is developing a legitimacy problem,” is worth reading even though it’s now July. The videos with it were helpful, too. I especially liked the explanation about why we don’t have a single day for primaries – something I’ve always wondered about. Seems to … More Parties, primaries, processes, and paying for democracy
I’ve always liked Lawrence Lessig. If you don’t know him, let me offer his Tumblr here. His TEDTalk, “We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim,” is must-see Internet. He inspired me to learn more about the American Anti-Corruption Act and to launch my own sponsor site to gather signatures for … More Lessig deserves our attention.
How can this be a good thing? The very people who legally crashed our economy – and those who did it illegally and still haven’t gone to jail – and have kept their bonuses are now even bigger than before. This is when our government needs to – HAS TO – step in and say…. … More Have We Not Learned That Bigger Is Not Better When It Comes to Banking?
This was an interesting conversation. (The audio kicks in correctly at 1:30, so be patient) First, I applaud the idea of not losing sight of the fact that we’re all human beings. As National Tea Party Patriots co-founder and Citizens for Self Governance founder, Mark Meckler, points out toward the end of the conversation, we … More The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground? No, Not Where It Matters
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