Add redistricting as another drag on Democrats in their march to win back the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012. It’s hard to recruit new House candidates, or to fund-raise for incumbents, if you don’t know what the districts will look like.
In Wymore, Neb., citizens got fed up with a councilman who kept leaving meetings. So last Tuesday, May 10, they voted him out in a recall election.
With American politicians still refusing to substantively address the looming consequences of their fiscal irresponsibility, it only makes sense that voters are feeling frustrated and powerless.
No one relishes anyone losing promised benefits or jobs, but a balanced approach to our fiscal crisis requires shared sacrifice and a hard look at what government priorities to protect and fund.