I haven’t a detailed plan for this but I have no doubt that it could be done. It would certainly require changes in the way candidates address the people but if the people were assured that all facts were checked; then the only thing left to lie about is the candidates beliefs and policies………………..
Tag Archives: election reform
If you read the previous installment of this article, you will recall that rather than give us a system where the State Legislatures elected the President which would have been a straight-forward system at least; where the people would be fully aware of their extremely limited influence on the choice of a President; they chose instead to give us a system where the people are encouraged to vote but where the actual choice is made by a group of virtually unknown and unknowable voters called Electors.
A system that pretends to give power to the people but reserves the right to counteract the peoples choice if they wish………………………………….
Some folks of late; have expressed concern for our beloved former House Speaker; Newt Gingrich. They fear for his political future in light of his recent statements of extremist intent and his apparent inability to look like anything but a bad imitation of Lou Costello.
But I want to reassure all you Newt fans that there is no need to worry. For one thing I received a suggestion recently that perhaps Newt should apply for the vacant position of “Dear Leader” of North Korea. But I say they are wrong. I say Newt has a bright future right here doing just as he has been doing………..What is that and shouldn’t we really be concerned for the old boy; eh… I mean Dear Speaker?………………………………………
If you think that today’s article is familiar; you are more than likely my wife. But on the off chance that you are someone else I should explain that I have posted this piece as a single document on this site previously. I think though, the time has come to revisit this piece and make a few adjustments to the ideas I originally proposed.
To keep it small enough to swallow I split it up into installments.
If you have never read it, you should.
If you have read it, take another look. This is important stuff we have here.
It addresses one of the most corrupt areas of our society and one that has the power to destroy the nation that we and our forbears have worked so hard for; taken such pride in and been denied for so long.
I say denied and that may cause some to pause and ask why? How have we been denied our country and what should we do? What can we do?………………..