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Centrist News – Sept 28, 2019
by John P. Reisman published Oct 05, 2019 last modified Nov 24, 2020 05:41 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Overview and context of Trumps phone call with the president of Ukraine with and related issues to Brexit, Putin, Manafort, etc. Smoking, Vaping and Healthcare. Trump continues to ignore the U.S. Constitution to favor his profits.
Located in News / 2019
Common Sense
by cpadmin published Apr 27, 2007 last modified May 30, 2013 12:30 PM — filed under: , ,
Common sense allows us to view issues in a pragmatic fashion. When any issue is caught up in bias, its capacity for reason is diluted. Many a bill has been compromised to meet the needs of bias rather than the public good. This usually depends on who has the voting power in congress.
Located in Platform
Common Sense - By Thomas Paine
by cpadmin published Feb 11, 2007 last modified Oct 08, 2012 06:37 PM — filed under: ,
Philadelphia, February 14, 1776 Published in 1776, Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain.
Located in Platform / Common Sense
EDITORIAL: "The Idiots Guide to Gerrymandering," or, "How to Win an Election Without Really Trying."
by John P. Reisman published Oct 17, 2006 last modified Nov 24, 2020 06:01 PM — filed under: , ,
Step One: Set your platform in such a manner as to ensure you get funding from the appropriate mix of special interests. ... Allowing sitting politicians to redistrict their own regions is sort of like storing all the cookies in your kids room and saying "don't eat any, because they are very, very tasty" ...
Located in News / 2006
EDITORIAL: "We are under attack!" - A Primer on Political Spin
by John P. Reisman published Oct 12, 2006 last modified Nov 24, 2020 06:01 PM — filed under: , ,
"Terrorism" Image + "Spin is Bad" Image = "Terrorists Use Spin" Image. Combine that with ... is how spin works, in a relational manner. ... battle plans of the left and the right political parties entrenched in their ideologies, emboldened with the ammunition of characterization ...
Located in News / 2006
EDITORIAL: The problem with primaries...
by John P. Reisman published Sep 27, 2006 last modified Nov 24, 2020 06:01 PM — filed under:
... hard left or right positions to win the primaries (against centrists), will have to change their tune for the general election, and claim to be centrist, or campaign on Centrist issues and positions ... The spin from party agendas and candidates is spinning integrity right out ... we all lose.
Located in News / 2006
EDITORIAL: Yellow Stripes and Armadillos
by John P. Reisman published Aug 18, 2006 last modified Nov 24, 2020 06:01 PM — filed under:
Former Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower once dismissed centrist politics ... "Ain't nothing in the middle of the road but yellow stripes and dead armadillos." The yellow stripes ... stripes are the voice of wisdom on the road saying don't "spin" out of control.
Located in News / 2006
Empowering the Vote
by John P. Reisman published Feb 11, 2007 last modified Aug 23, 2012 07:42 PM — filed under: ,
In America, we vote for our politicians based on what they say during their campaign. Once in office, they might do something other than what they said they would do during the campaign. This is a problem that is not easily fixed.
Located in Platform / Common Sense / Empowering the Vote
Enemies: Foreign and Domestic
by John P. Reisman published Nov 19, 2019 last modified Nov 24, 2020 05:41 PM — filed under: , , , ,
Members of the U.S. military, and those that serve the government as well as elected officials all swear an oath: “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic…”. The president also swears to “…faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
Located in News / 2019
Health in America - Monsanto
by Video published Mar 12, 2008 last modified Nov 24, 2020 05:56 PM — filed under: , ,
Health in America - A look at corporate influence in governance and the marketplace (where America shops for food and supplies). We examine the question: Are we the 'United States of America' or the 'United Corporations of America'.
Located in News / 2008