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Get A Grip: Americans Must Demand Better Government in November and Beyond

elko-mike Wrote: Sep 30, 2012 10:36 PM
Austin, finally. Thanks for highlighting a problem in need of attention. Another TH article ( points to the problems with what I call the Regulatory Branch of government. With these things, Congress punts lawmaking chores to the Executive Branch and the bureaucrats are more than happy telling us what to do. Besides the loss of liberty, neither the economy nor society work well in this approach. Thus a good first step on the road to good government is a dismantling of the Regulatory Branch of government.

Barack Obama is beating Mitt Romney.

Wait- Romney and Obama are tied in Pennsylvania.

And how about all those bungled calls from the NFL fill-in refs?

Americans are seriously pre-occupied as we enter the fourth quarter of 2012. Obsessions about the football season and “Dancing with The Stars” are a pleasant diversion from our present hardship and gloomy future, and frustrations over the logic-defying presidential polls makes for interesting talk show fodder.

But after the election – and after the close of 2012 – Americans will need to grapple with myriad problems in our government. Whoever...