Tag Archives: Complexity

Congress Poised To Permanently Fix Its Medicare Payment Glitch

Congress Poised To Permanently Fix Its Medicare Payment Glitch I posted the following comment. It was rejected. I went back and posted again, leaving out the first paragraph. It appears that was OK. (I have a long struggle going on … Continue reading

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CNN Article – Prescription for Cheating

This comment refers to a CNN article about students cheating on medical exams. ( Prescription for Cheating ) I agree, this was a case of very narrow minded naïve reporting. The case presented is just the tip of a very … Continue reading

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Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Responsibility

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from flavian: Why fight me ? Because I want freedom ? Real freedom ? The kind we never had before ? … Continue reading

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Changing Government Needs to be for the Long Haul

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from occupythegreenparty: FEMINISM AND GENDER EQUITY We have inherited a social system based on male domination of politics and economics. We … Continue reading

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Psychology of Fear Drives Society

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from Dmanic: This [the OWS demand list] is a great list and encompasses pretty much all of the current practices that … Continue reading

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A New Declaration of Independence

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from fivefingers: “Demands” is the wrong word. (It makes OWS sound unjustified and is a word associated with other words like … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Leadership

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from CST: before we change the wall st and white house we gotta change OWS community, http://occupywallst.org/forum/decentralization-of-leadership-at-top-levels-of-oc/ Nanook: Centralization – Decentralization … 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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