Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 29 2013

Reform Party of California Commentary

  Political party self-interest vs. the public interest The mayor’s scandal and its context San Diego democratic mayor Bob Filner has been the subject of sexual harassment innuendo that spans a number of years, including specific allegations that arose since he became San Diego’s mayor in December of 2012.[1] A respected former city council member …

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Jul 26 2013

Reform Party of California Essays – 5

  The Reform Party of California: Its role and its limits Context To a large extent, politics is the art and science of spotting problems, finding solutions, predicting the future and trying to get something done. That has to occur within the confines of the constitution and constraints of a chaotic democracy. More than a …

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Jul 20 2013

Reform Party of California Essays – 4

  Political debates you rarely hear The three foundational essays in this series introduced motivators that drive most modern political action and inaction, success and failure. In Reform Party of California (RPCA) opinion, the track record of the modern two-party system is more failure than success in serving the public interest. Those three sources of …

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Jul 17 2013

Self-interest vs. the public interest

. Reform Party of California Essay Although politics is complicated, only a few factors tend to exert a consistent, significant influence on many or most political issues and outcomes. One factor is ideology and another is the influence of special interest money. This essay begins to consider the third main factor, which is the natural …

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