Pretty Much Everyone Hates Congress

According to a poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, Congress is more hated now than ever. Eighty-three precent of respondents think Congress is failing. Wow. I saw a bumper sticker a few days ago that said, simply, “Fire Congress.” Apparently most people agree. It’s kind of mind-boggling actually. How did all these people get elected if 83% of their constituents think they aren’t doing a good job? Apparently it’s because people don’t know what to do with their disappointment. Read more […]

How to Break the Two-Party System… with One Law

Washington warned in his Farewell Address that, among many other things that could destroy America, bipartisan politics was among the foremost. He foresaw that the two-party system would create career politicians who cared more about their party’s goals than their duty to uphold their oaths of office, and he believed such a system would shift the balance of power away from the people to the self-interested deal-brokers of party committees. Well, he was right. What’s the big problem with the Read more […]