Monthly Archives: October 2013

Congress: Worked With FDR to Address a Catastrophe, Working Against Obama to Create One

From Franklin Roosevelt’s 1937 State of the Union address: In the many methods of attack with which we met these problems, you and I, by mutual understanding and by determination to cooperate, helped to make democracy succeed by refusing to … Continue reading

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Shutdown: It’s Not Gerrymandering, It’s The South

Analysts and politicians trying to explain the breakdown of our federal system regularly pin significant blame on gerrymandering for the radicalization of the Republican party. I think Nate Cohn has a good rebuttal to the notion gerrymandering has significantly influenced … Continue reading

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