Tag Archive: legislative

Aug 13 2013

The Bully Party:This sure isn’t the representative democracy the Founders were after

If our government were a card game, the American people would surely have realized by now that they’re playing with a marked deck. The Republicans are cheating. In the 2012 elections, Democratic candidates for House seats collectively won about five percent more votes than their Republican opponents did overall. Yet the Republicans hung onto their …

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Jan 05 2012

In defense of capitalism

By Tom Flannery “Those who don’t learn from history are bound to repeat it.” That well-known adage may end up being America’s epitaph, if we continue along the road we’re on from a capitalist to a socialist system.  It is a road to nowhere. The socialist experiment was actually undertaken by the Pilgrims when they …

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