Bipartisan Beatdown: Rational Responses To Partisan Gridlock

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Bipartisan Beatdown: Rational Responses To Partisan Gridlock

Bipartisanism and Silos of Authority

The new balance of power in Washington, DC, has sent pundits scrambling to predict how the Republican Party and the Democratic Party will interact. Conservative pundits tout theories that the Democrats will be forced to the political center, if not slightly to the political right by a conservative President Bush. Simultaneously, liberal pundits are celebrating the projected migration of a hawkish Executive Branch from the radical right to the conservative left. All this while our elected officials go to great pains to promise they will work in the \'spirit of bipartisanism\' and that there will not be \'gridlock\' in Washington, DC....

Partisan Politics Is Destroying America

Money, power and ideological extremism have corrupted the system. Relying on the status quo we cannot even begin to steer away from the path of self destruction. Partisan power politics is destroying America. It is time the people take on the task of governing and find a productive way between the uncompromising extremes before it is too late....

Can U.S. Afford Political Gridlock Already? November 26, 2010

Both the Bush and Obama Administrations had the support of their party also being in control of Congress when they had to tackle the near collapse of the financial system and economy, and still it was difficult. Voters seem happy to have created political gridlock after the mid-term elections. But is it too soon to tie the government\'s hands, preventing it from taking quick and decisive actions in the face of unexpected developments?...

Replacing Envy by a Rational Response

Occasionally, your valuable work won\'t be appreciated and, instead, people will praise worthless nonsense. You may at times have to endure discrimination or ostracism, with the accompanying financial drawbacks. Disappointment, self-pity, and envy are frequent reactions to those situations. Here are some ideas about how to face those situations....

Congressional Gridlock Moving Markets

During last year\'s mid-term elections the Republicans have gained majority control of the House of Representatives while the Democrats maintained their control within the Senate. The evenly divided Congress could go well for the financial markets as gridlock between the Democrats and the Republicans affect tax and accounting-related issues....

Response to Harry Reid

I was driving in my car listening to a press conference that Harry Reid, Democratic Leader in the Senate was conducting. He said that although this entire mortgage and banking crisis was the doing of the current administration, he and the Democrats were willing to work in a bi-partisan way to solve it. I don\'t know if that is the case, and while I try and keep my political thoughts to myself in terms of favoring one party over another, I have to respond. While the ultimate \"blame\" probably stretches back to before the current administration, stories have been told of the fact that members of Senator Reid party have been more that willing to participate in the problem....

The Threat of Global Gridlock

The article which has been chosen for this particular assignment is named The threat of global gridlock. It\'s written by George Stalk, Jr. George is a senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group, and adjunct professor of strategic management at the University of Toronto.......

License Quotas To Control Gridlock In Beijing

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The Irresistible Force Of Political Gridlock

Two things influence politicians and move our modern political system: money and votes. The impact of these two elements has hijacked our political system from its noble purpose of promoting the general welfare and securing the blessings of liberty. The power of money and votes have generated a seemingly irresistible force of political gridlock in Washington - a precursor to a looming disaster for America\'s grand experiment in self-government....