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The Economist: Lane Greene- ‘The Truth About Lies’

Source:The New Democrat  “From little fibs to big fat whoppers, lying is part of human nature. Lane Greene, our language guru, examines the difference between lies, falsehoods and plain nonsense.” Source:The Economist: Lane Green- ‘The Truth About Lies’ From Dictionary A … 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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Anders Jacobson: George Carlin- On Some Cultural Issues

Source: The New Democrat I like George Carlin’s point about motivation because it would be one thing if you had someone advising to do the right thing because of these reasons and they know what they’re talking about because they … Continue reading

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Commentary Magazine: Yuval Levin- ‘Congress is Weak Because Its Members Want it To Be’

Source: The New Democrat “Congress is weak because its member want it to be”: I completely agree with Yuval Levin on this, but I would put it and phrase it differently. The last 10-20 years perhaps longer Congress’s ( both … 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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Ron Paul Liberty Report: Ron Paul & Chris Rossini- Government’s Can’t Legislate Morality

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Ron Paul on one thing here. Chris Rossini makes a good point that I’ll mention as well. But Representative Paul said that government is one of the … Continue reading

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Brookings: William A. Galston & E.J. Dionne- “The Case For Universal Voting: Why Making Voting a Duty Would Enhance Our Elections and Improve Our Government”: More Big Government Won’t Equal Better American Politics 

“William Galston and E.J. Dionne, Jr. make the case for universal voting – a new electoral system in which voting would be regarded as a required, civic duty. They argue that universal voting would enhance the legitimacy of our governing institutions, … Continue reading

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