Tag Archives: Democracy

The Economist: ‘What if Women Ruled The World?’- The World Would Be a Different Place?

Source:The New Democrat  “Only 6.3% of all international leaders are women. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president and Africa’s first elected female head of state, suggests ways to redress the balance.” Source:The Economist: ‘What If Women Ruled The World?’ To … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Brian Lamb: ‘Washington is Full of Waste and C-SPAN Lets Us Wallow In It’

. Source:The New Democrat  “The Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) broadcast from the House of Representatives for the first time in March 1979, uncovering a process shrouded in secrecy. C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb says how Americans use that transparency is … Continue reading

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Roll Call: David Hawkings- Opus: ‘5 Reasons Why Congress is Broken’

Source: The New Democrat I guess I would disagree a little with what David Hawkings is saying here and that I would add a little to his argument as well. Money, is an issue with Congressional elections, but it’s not … Continue reading

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Meg Rifter: George Carlin: Maybe it’s Not The Politicians Who Suck?

Source: Meg Rifter: George Carlin: Maybe it’s Not The Politicians Who Suck? I partially agree with George Carlin on this. Our politicians actually do suck in way too many cases. I think that is obvious when you have a Congress … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Bilal Y. Saab: Saudi Arabia’s Way Forward

Foreign Affairs: Opinion: Bilal Y. Saab: Saudi Arabia’s Way Forward I’m not claiming to be an expert on Saudi Arabia and that their people and especially their government is ready for this type of government, system and constitution. Especially their … Continue reading

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Real Time: Video: Overtime: Bill Maher & Panel Talk About Politics

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I’ve covered this before, but education literally stars at home. If you have parents who could care less about education, especially their own which might be why they … Continue reading

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IQ Squared: P.J. O’Rourke- American Politics and Government

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat There’s an old American saying that goes like this. “We get the government that we paid for”. Another way of saying that is that we get the government that we voted … Continue reading

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