Category Archives: Congress

What Cooperation Science Has To Tell Us

This is my answer to the questions: Is there a science of cooperation? What does this science have to teach us? which were posted on: www.facebook.com/cooperationscience . Science has 2 primary definitions: one is a tool to seek truth; the … Continue reading

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A Totally New Approach To Voting

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. While the comment providing details of an “Equal Access Amendment” presents some good approaches to addressing some known issues, I think a much different view needs discussion. … Continue reading

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Fixing Congress

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Requiring [congressional] bills to treat subjects one at a time is a good rule. However, trying to patch up how congress enacts legislation is not something that … Continue reading

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Immunity of legislators

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. I want to jump in here again with the word RESPONSIBILITY.  This is in response to the request to make: “law makers and enforcers DOUBLY accountable to … Continue reading

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Limitations of Direct Democracy

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from flavian: It’s not direct democracy if a majority dictates for a minority. And some times it’s not even a majority. … Continue reading

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Direct Democracy – Not As Simple As It Seems

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. I wish Direct Democracy was as easy and effective as it seems. It isn’t. Here are two reasons. Think about it. Why do the presidential elections always … Continue reading

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Controlling Corporate Voting Influence

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. The founding father’s ( Jefferson ) addressed this [the influence of corporations on voting]. While corporations have value, to maintain the “equal vote” principle of democracy, no … Continue reading

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