Monthly Archives: October 2013

The solution to hyper-partisanship already exists, and it doesn’t involve gerrymandering

Source: Reid Wilson, Washington Post The latest game of political chicken that drove Washington to a government shutdown and the very edge of the debt ceiling gave new life to the omnipresent complaint of elder statesmen and centrist wise guys: … Continue reading

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There Is No Such Thing as the Tea Party; There Is Only a Collection of Billionaires

Source: Truthout To paraphrase Margaret Thatcher, there is no such thing as the Tea Party. There is only a collection of individual billionaires. Back in 2009 and 2010, during the debate about Obamacare and during the mid-term elections that swept … Continue reading

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