Wednesday, October 5, 2011 #OccupyWallSt, Then #OccupyKSt, Then #OccupyMainSt (7 comments)
Reckless & irresponsible behavior on the part of Congress & the president make it clear only the people can save the economy & fix the government & Wall Street is the place to start.
Saturday, September 25, 2010 A Letter to FixCongressFirst.org: Where we are, where we are going: (2 comments)
With all the hand wringing over the direction of the country, the simple fact is that the citizens have allowed themselves to be co-opted by a political class interested more in its own political survival than the good of the country.
Friday, September 3, 2010 NeoProgressives (1 comments)
It seems that just about every hundred years the body politic we call America swells with fever as it fights off a democracy destroying disease. That disease is "Special Interest Government," a government captured by the economically powerful in society, as they find a way to convert economic into political power; the fever comes from the reform movement, keen to kill that disease and restore an ideal of government of, by...
Monday, June 14, 2010 Rhode Island Rep Calls for a Constitutional Convention (6 comments)
Should state legislatures step in to end the stranglehold of big money on elections? Rhode Island Rep David Segal has introduced a measure to allow state legislatures to call "amendment conventions", squarely aimed at reforming election financing, the root problem beneath all America's other problems.
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 Obama's Pick of Kagan Recognizes the Difference Between 4 and 5 (3 comments)
To hear the liberals talk about it, it sounds like they think we need a Thomas or Scalia of the Left. But nobody who understands the actual dynamics of the Supreme Court could actually believe that such a strategy would produce 5 votes. No doubt it would produce brilliant dissents.
Right now, what we need is someone who can help move a divided Court, recognizing that we still stand in the minority. Kagan can do the job.