5 Reasons Humanity Is Terrible at Democracy. By Mark Hill, Mar 24, 2011

Mark has got a a satirical edge to his message but it is hard to find fault in his analysis.  Enjoy.  Walt 5 Reasons Humanity Is Terrible at Democracy By Mark Hill Mar 24, 2011 Ask the average person what’s wrong with government and you’ll hear all about corrupt politicians, corporate lobbyists and shady backroom deals. But, of … Continue reading

Violence and threats have no place in democracy. It is past time to change that game.

If you are a conservative this may be an un-natural act.   Watch and listen to Keith Olbermann.  He is voicing something that needs to be spoken.  And he did it well.  And I hope some attention and pressure can be brought to bear on the media system and hyperbolically inclined celebrity pundits (and politicians) that feed these fires.   Walt … Continue reading

John Avalon, No Labels founder, is facing quite a storm. Changing the Game sees some positive possibilities with No Labels.

So much buzz and noise about No Labels.  My Changing The Game colleague Debilyn Molineaux attended their launch event and reported on her experience (see the report here, just prior to this post).  I thought adding John Avalon’s perspective, one of the founders of No Labels, would be good to feature.  Here is the opening … Continue reading

“Respect everyone’s opinion.” Indulging in “upset”. Time to get a transpartisan grip.

I haven’t posted a blog in some time.  I have been paying attention to to things related to our shifting political landscape.   More than ever I am studying how influence, power and control is being exerted through our modern media conglomerates.  More and more our news and pundit spinmeisters are fomenting “upset”.  The following editorial sums … Continue reading

Schwarzenegger sounds Transpartisan to me. Wish there were more speaking with honesty like this. 2 1/2 min video, watch it.

Schwarzenegger Calls Out GOP On Stimulus Hypocrisy, Praises Recovery Act For Creating Jobs In California Ben Armbruster Feb 21, 2010 8:45 AMToday on ABC’s This Week, host Terry Moran noted the Republican Party’s staunch opposition to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that Congress passed last year and added that “it was summed up by … Continue reading

Limbaugh, Beck, Ron Paul followers, the Tea Party, and Republican Politics in Florida. My Florida Vacation!

“What is happening to the structure of Sarasota’s Republican Party is going on throughout Florida and around the nation. That has sometimes caused panic at county Republican Executive Committee meetings. In some counties, party chairmen refused to accept new members to prevent Ron Paul backers from taking over the party leadership. That has sometimes caused panic at county Republican Executive Committee meetings. In some counties, party chairmen refused to accept new members to prevent Ron Paul backers from taking over the party leadership.
In Sarasota, former chairman Eric Robinson put a stop to the regular monthly meetings in hopes of preventing the new Paul members from overrunning the party. But it was state GOP chair Jim Greer who took the most extreme step, banishing some Paul activists from the party because of their aggressive attempts to move into leadership positions.”