Category: Politics

Politics is the influencing and exercising of power, especially in government policies.

Political Iconoclasm

All state representatives should be at-large. End disenfranchising¬† by gerrymandering constituents Prospective representatives will still be able to tailor their campaign to specific regions if they want. Minorities with widespread support would no longer need to lose every local election to larger blocks, but would have the opportunity to gather broad-based votes to elect representatives…

The Cost of Tea

The Republicans and the Tea Party want to balance the budget and shrink the government. Laudable goals, but you have to get through the immediate economic reactions of lower aggregate demand – unemployment increase with government workers and sagging GDP growth. … and the lost Republican majority in the Senate …