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Our democracy died when we started electing politicians who thought it was more important that they get re-elected than representing their constituents or political positions.
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As if we needed any more evidence that the GQP no longer wants to be constrained by elections. They are working towards creating a single-party pseudo-democratic minority-rule authoritarianism. But, it still needs to be seen to be believed. It is scary and difficult to read because it makes it all so real. We need to fight for our democracy.
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The deliberate flaunting of democracy and the open destruction of it by the GOP just pisses me off. They are so sure that the electorate either cannot or will not hold them accountable that they aren’t even bothering to hide it. If we let them get away with it in November. If we don’t vote Trump and the Senate majority out in November, then we really are the United Fucking States of Fucking Stupid.
The fish rots from the head, as the saying goes. And, we are living in the three million tons of dead rotting fish off the coast of Florida, right about now. When did the head of the Repubes begin their inexorable decay into the festering cesspool of treasonous […]
Our great civics lesson continues! The Founding Fathers knew that compromise was the heart of democracy. Our Constitution and Bill of Rights are the result of compromise. When the bare majority insists on dictating to the bare minority, revolution will follow. Demand compromise!
The US Senate is broken. The US body politic is broken. Can they be fixed? Can we learn to compromise with the other side again? Our national civics lesson continues…
In response to criticism directed at Pres. Obama for suggesting that BLM activists should be willing to compromise, I take us through minority influence and apply the principles to several current social movements.