According to the new NPR/Marist poll many American voters do not believe that elections are fair. Choices of some voters are not considered at times.
American Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
American corruption here involves more blatant uses of money politics to corrode democracy. Forms of corruption obviously vary, but include government related bribery, extortion, cronyism, and embezzlement. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
New Transparency International report suggests foreign bribery alive and well, with little progress in fighting it despite governments enforcing anti-bribery laws.
Trump’s world is rife for psychoanalysis not only of himself but of the state of America. Yet the only service we do for the country is voting, canvassing, calling, and convincing our friends and family to vote and canvass and call.
I highly suggest the anonymous author of the New York Times Op Ed piece resign, as well as all of the other people who are working against the administration from within. While they are at it, the President himself should resign too.
As it sits now, the mess of healthcare in the US has left the average citizen shell-shocked from a series of ongoing abuses designed into the current system. Many have come to see a true solution as beyond reach.
So all consuming is his ego and need to protect himself that he would alter our laws, regardless of the consequences.This is so blatant and in the open, it boggles the mind to those of us not caught under his spell.
Can’t we just figure out that it would be better to just be honest, admit our human frailties, become a sex positive nation, embrace enthusiastic yes, and understand the “Pursuit of Happiness” clearly includes sex, and move on?
California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter and wife are under investigation by FBI on charges of diverting campaign funds as America’s courts continue to play their role in the country’s democracy.
The fate of President Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort is in the hands of the jury. Deliberations will start on Thursday.
The problem with America is Wall Street-style heartless capitalism where the guys at the top love only money, worship greed, and don’t care how it affects you and I. That’s just the way it is. Profit without conscience is the credo.