If you are an American and believe the system is broken -- how are you going to fix it without finding people to get into positions to help you do it? Isn't that what voting is about? Isn't this what made our system so special in the first place?
What can the business community do to force S&P to take responsibility for tanking these firms and the jobs of the people who work for them? To keep S&P honest there needs to be a way to place a check on them.
Can the GOP be split by the President into two factions -- Tea Party (TP) and GOP Old School (GOPOS)? GOP Old School are moderate GOP Members who are too scared to move without TP approval, but disagree with what the TP is.
The only way to blunt the effect of the Koch Brothers and their Congressional Tea Party Pallbearers is to create a situation where everyone gets off their butts and onto their hind legs and starts fighting.
The most dangerous thing about the Sarah Palin coverage is she is opening a window of acceptable stupidity. The more off-the-wall stuff that comes from her -- the more she is covered and -- the more people listen.
Obama has been pummeled by the school yard bullies. I am happy to stick up for someone who's getting hit, but I can't see extending myself for someone who won't at least attempt to stand up for themselves.
Wouldn't it be cool if a bunch of residents filed individual claims against Westboro Baptist Church in each little town they teased with no-show protests? The tax dollars spent preparing for such a threat gives us all a strong case.
I really hate it when organizations parachute outside people into local situations. The outside people think they know an area because they went to school in a city or town a decade or two before or they once had a cheesesteak when they came to Philly.
Congress is setting up a battle between generations, young vs. old. The real battle should be those who can pay and are getting away with this vs. those who cannot pay and do not have a voice in government.
Where does all that cash raised by the political system go? The simple answer is: commercials. The media isn't about to sit around and let that cash cow get slain in the name of "good government" -- whatever that is.