Tag: Congress

  • A SWIFT Deep Six For Deep Fakes?

    A SWIFT Deep Six For Deep Fakes?

    Safeguarding Web Integrity and Fight Trickery with the SWIFT Act: The problem is malicious deep fakes spread misinformation, erode public trust, violate privacy, and risk national security. (3 Minute Read) This Week’s Puzzle Should Malicious Deep Fakes Be Illegal? You can role-play this week’s puzzle at PolicyKeys.com. It’s a great group process, and it shows…

  • SuperMajority Sunday, Veterans Day Voting & the US Public Policy Leaderboard #47

    SuperMajority Sunday, Veterans Day Voting & the US Public Policy Leaderboard #47

    The problem is trying to fit voting in while on the job and long lines before and after work. The solution is to move Veterans Day to Election Day. Take a look at where moving Veterans Day to Election Day landed on the US Public Policy Leaderboard. Welcome to SuperMajority Sunday, when we update the…

  • Closed Primaries Have Ushered In the Fall of the House of Representatives

    Closed Primaries Have Ushered In the Fall of the House of Representatives

    Halloween Week: Is ectoplasm the key to wresting control of the House of Representatives from the Trick-or-treaters and back to the Silent supermajority? Welcome to the Saturday Keynote, when we stick the landing on this week’s flight of articles on Truly OPEN Primaries. Originally the House of Representatives was supposed to be comprised of districts…

  • It’s Time to Bury Closed Primaries

    It’s Time to Bury Closed Primaries

    Our elections aren’t competitive, they’re shadowboxing. Feathers flew, and so did Halloween week for those for and against Truly OPEN Primaries—to return the House of Representatives to the People. Welcome to BOX Score Friday, when we review coffins for closed primaries and support for Truly OPEN Primaries. Stats are to baseball what PolicyKeys is to…

  • Our Democratic Republic is a Shadow of Its Former Self

    Our Democratic Republic is a Shadow of Its Former Self

    Halloween Week: What does your Political Digital Twin think about scary candidates, gerrymandering, improved voting methods, and Truly OPEN Primaries? This week’s problem is gerrymandered safe districts that allow people to hold office that otherwise would never stand a chance of getting elected to Congress. Closed primaries subvert the will of the silent supermajority and…

  • YIKES: Scary Closed Primaries, Scarier Couples, and the Scariest Candidates

    YIKES: Scary Closed Primaries, Scarier Couples, and the Scariest Candidates

    Halloween week: It’s a very special Politically Strange Bedfellow Wednesday when we dish on the odd pears for and against Truly OPEN Primaries. Shouldn’t elections be less scary? This Week’s Political Flap The House of Representatives has only 36 of 435 districts competitive, so 399 are either Democrat or Republican monopolies. Does that seem American?…

  • BOO for Halloween and The House of Representatives

    BOO for Halloween and The House of Representatives

    With Truly OPEN Primaries and improved voting methods, the general election will be safe from all those scary candidates. Welcome to Tiebreaker Tuesday. The problem is that closed primaries, outdated voting methods, gerrymandered safe districts, party bosses taking orders from large donors, and candidates that pledge loyalty to party over country have resulted in 399…

  • SuperMajority Sunday, a Supersized House, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard (US-PPL) #44

    SuperMajority Sunday, a Supersized House, and the US Public Policy Leaderboard (US-PPL) #44

    Where did the Original First Amendment, to give the House of Representatives back to ‘us people’ land on the US-PPL rankings? Welcome to SuperMajority Sunday when we update the US Public Policy Leaderboard and the Sweet Sixteen Solutions. Why Care? The House of Representatives is way past its due date, with only 36 of 435…

  • The Key to More Liberty & Justice is a Supersized House of Representatives

    The Key to More Liberty & Justice is a Supersized House of Representatives

    Congress has a functional Senate and a second dysfunctional Senate called the House because districts have grown too large to listen to the people. Welcome to the Saturday Keynote, when we wrap up the week’s articles on the Original First Amendment to limit congressional districts to 30,000 citizens. Four MainKeys The Original First Amendment didn’t…

  • BOX SCORE: Supersizing the House and America’s International Rankings

    BOX SCORE: Supersizing the House and America’s International Rankings

    The US needs to rise to new heights in education, increase the middle class, reduce crime, and nurture better health outcomes, all while lowering waste, but the House of Representatives and the Senate just keeps blowing hot air. Welcome to BOX SCORE Friday, when we add up all the super nonpartisan scores for this week’s…