Idaho State Senator Dan Foreman apparently needs a remedial course in constituent relations, if the following outburst is any indication: This is how Senator Dan Foreman, Idaho District 5, treats his constituents. We drove 7 hours to meet with him Continue reading Idaho State Senator Shows How Not to Do Constituent Relations
If you are among the millions of Americans who make use of Facebook, you probably have seen at least a little political content in your newsfeed. This is why the Mueller investigation into Russian propaganda about our political process is Continue reading Facebook Doesn’t Know Jack About Politics
The Congressional District map has been re-drawn in Pennsylvania, and the Supreme Court followed through on its threat to do it for the legislature and governor if they failed to do it. As maps go, the new one does appear Continue reading Congressional District Chaos in Pennsylvania
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that gerrymandering is a bad thing, and it’s going to stop in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The knee jerk response from some might be to say that the justices removed a perk for the Continue reading Death of the Gerrymander in Pennsylvania and What It Means
As we are getting beyond the shutdown of the government in January of 2018, it seems like an appropriate time to think about exactly how we get into situations like this. Most Americans who managed to take and pass a Continue reading Advice to Congress on Passing Bills
It’s election day here in the US, and it’s likely that voter turnout will be very low. Odd numbered years are usually ignored by many voters for many reasons – all of which are generally misguided. People tend to get Continue reading No, This Isn’t an ‘Off Year’ for Elections
In the wake of hurricanes and wildfires, many Americans are facing the fact that they either need to rebuild where they were, or move on. This is also causing a fair amount of debates in Washington, as politicians and the Continue reading Disaster Relief – Do We Need Government?
Before there was the web as we know it, there was fake news – thanks to Stephen Glass. The New Republic was stung worst by Glass, the journalist who will go down in history as the craftiest pathological liar. If Continue reading The Godfather of Fake News
“You won’t change my mind.” This is a statement that is used as a quick stop to just about any debate – political or otherwise. In the American political sphere, it is said by people on both sides of the Continue reading I am right – you are wrong – right?