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Charles1138 Wrote: Jun 15, 2013 9:11 AM
Exactly. Your historical point is sooo missed by most everyone. The mitigating power of our Federal system was removed from the States to the 2-Party system, and 'voila', here we are today. Like removing that section of the dam, the whole damn system is crumbling beneath our feet.
Charles1138 Wrote: Jun 15, 2013 9:14 AM
To clarify: I was acknowledging the insight by commentator "Texas Chris" (below) as to the effect of the 17th Amendment i.e. popular election of Senators rather than by State legislatures.