Americans Now See Dysfunctional Government as the Nation’s Top Problem

By: Wednesday October 9, 2013 7:28 am

America has a lot of problems. We still have a broken health care system, persistent high unemployment, and rapidly growing economic inequality. Yet in the last few weeks Congress has managed to grab the top spot on the list of public concerns. Since the government shutdown began, a plurality of Americans now think the number [...]

Non-Recess Recess: Another Sign of Constitutional System Breaking Down

By: Tuesday August 2, 2011 1:06 pm

Having basic functioning government in the United States is becoming harder and harder. Our 223 year old Constitutional system seems ever less able to handle the rise of strong political parties, nor the desecration of the traditional norms in the Senate with its absurd rules on debate. To run the massive apparatus which is the [...]

Disaster Legislating; A Dangerous New Process

By: Monday July 25, 2011 2:14 pm

Some people are worried about the potential Constitutional crisis if President Obama uses the 14th Amendment to declare the debt ceiling voting unconstitutional. The reality though is that we are already in the midst of a full blown Constitutional crisis that is will likely only get worse in the coming years. Whether or not you [...]