[FoRK] Newsroom score: American Taliban

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Thu Aug 30 08:11:37 PDT 2012


But still not a bad idea though?

On 8/30/2012 7:59 AM, Gary Stock wrote:
>
> Actually, there are at least three much more important reasons:
>
> 1) It would reduce the power of a Senator and a Representative.
>
> 2) It would reduce the power of parties to control candidacies.
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> 3) It would reduce the power of lobbyists to obscure that work.
>
> Any ONE of those makes an otherwise useful proposal impossible.
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> GS
>
> On 8/30/12 10:12 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
>> Why not just triple the number of senators and quadruple the number of
>> house seats?
>>
>> The only reason they don't is because the size of the capitol.
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