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Better Representation Without Elections

Replacing representative bodies at all levels of government with what I propose here will 1) guarantee that every taxpayer is equally represented, 2) greatly lessen the power of special interests, and 3) provide a mechanism that incentivizes right-sizing government based on the real needs and desires of the citizens.  I believe it is safe to… Continue reading Better Representation Without Elections

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What should a representative government look like?

TL;DR: Representative governments should represent the people, not special interest groups. We have representative government in the US at every level: town and city councils, county boards, state legislatures, and Congress. They are representative because each person elected to these legislatures represents some group of people. The question is, do they represent all the people… Continue reading What should a representative government look like?

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Why is government broken? Republican party has changed.

According to this article, two professors (at Berkeley and Yale) say the root cause for why the US government is not working is because the Republican Party ... has “mutated” over the last 20 years from a traditionally conservative party that argued for limited government and traditional values into an “insurgent force that threatens the… Continue reading Why is government broken? Republican party has changed.