Dec 18, 2012 6:32 AM
perhaps the time has come for the USA to divide along its divided lines of interest so that we become 4-5 republics each tending to its own regional concerns...SW-, NW (includes Alaska & Hawaii, NE and SEand perhaps even the Reupublic of Midwest each with a president which become a board for the Presidents of the USA . This should shrink the federal government accordingly and rfestore our democracy.