Up In Flames – The Impact Of Party Politics

by Paul Hamlin Our system is broken.  The way we do elections, our political party system and the expectations placed on our congress people is so flawed that we need to make considerations about, not just how we fix it, but who should be permitted to fix it. Congress has become a divisive and divided group of people with an eye on the next election and the other on harming their “enemy”.  Remember that elected officials are the employees of the people, not the other way around.  We do not…

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What Are Americans Thinking About Trump And His Job Performance And Honesty?

by Richard Cameron Quinnipiac University just released the results of a poll on President Trump and his job performance and credibility. It should, and most likely has alarm bells ringing in the West Wing.  We know that recent surveys of Trump’s approval ratings are showing strong indications that he is viewed negatively by a majority of Americans, with only 36% approving of his handling of duties in the Oval Office.  And Quinnipiac’s poll of 2 weeks earlier (May 10), more than half, 52 percent, said that they disapprove of the way…

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