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Politics

Pragmatism not Ideology Results not Purity Democracy and Free Markets
Aggregate Effects of Top 1% Why is the recovery from the Great Recession so weak? Top 1% only consume 21% of their income, but consumption accounts for 70% of GDP
Class Warfare and Status Quo Both poor and rich want changes to the status quo. Labeling changes class warfare is actively not helpful to meaningful discussion.
War Powers Act A law that is ignored by presidents, unenforced by Congress, and left fallow by the Supreme Court Written for political science class
Secession of the Rich The super-rich, the 1% of the 1%, those that can afford to finance superPacs How they view things
2012 PA House Elections Gerrymandering completely thwarted the majority of Pennsylvania voters 13 Republicans and 5 Democrats although more voted for democrats
Invisible Hand Are free market arguments circular?
Political Maneuvering What is involved in political decision-making? Link to posting in my blog.