Yes, we can fix the United States. Let's get started now, but realize that will take more than 8 years to repair the Bush damage.
This site grew out of Howard Dean's unsuccessful presidential campaign that laied the foundations upon which Barack Obama has build.
An August, 2002, article describing what Dean did as Governor of Vermont and how he did it.
$23,000 per man, woman, and child in the US!!! This is basically the Reagan-Bush-Bush debt that our children will have to pay if we allow GW Bush to continue his tax shifting scheme.
Increasing cost of Iraq War based on Congressional Budget Office data.
A site estimating the hidden costs of the Bush tax policies.
Ross Perot is again trying to get the electorate to focus on the national debt. Here he presents updated charts and dialog.
Too many people and growing. Population density is a primary cause of environmental and social problems.
Voters should demand a means of verification when using voting machines. The technology is there, the political will seems to be missing.
This site explains a process for electronic voting that allows a voter to easily confirm that his/her vote was counted correctly, but completely hides that vote from others. The details of how encryption is used to protect the voter, voting system, and audit trail are not obvious to the non-technical observer, but it seems to meet all the needs of a trustworthy voting system.
Effort by Open Source programmers to create a fair and verifiable electronic voting system.
This site explains a system where, in a single election, the best choice can be made among more than two candidates.
Follow the money and you will see who owns the politicians. The most interesting page on this site details the percentage of contributors giving the $2000 maximum to the presidential candidates.
This site posts voting records and backgrounds of thousands of politicians.
A guide for a citizens who want to interpret Whitehouse sound bites.
A psychologist analyzes Bush speech techniques and how they manipulate their audience.
A www site with real analysis.
Another good www site.
Where scientists weigh in on political issues.
Ralph Nader's views are always worth reading.
My favorite columnist. She wrote in a uniquely refreshing style and supports her points with specific references. Such a pity that she could not have lived at least through the 2008 election!
A collection of failures of the Bush administration with references to original publications.
Paul Krugman is an economist who writes columns analyzing public policy. This particular column suggests a motivation for neo-conservative policies promoted by Reagan and Bush.
The EFF is highly-respected by computer experts for its fight against corporate and political control of the Internet.
Links to U.S. Printing Office "Core Documents of U.S. Democracy" page.
Barbara Jordan was one of the most eloquent speakers of modern times. Enjoy.
While just a junior senator, Barack Obama gave this speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention that brought his brilliant thinking to national attention.
Barack Obama was forced to confront criticism of past volatile speechs by his pastor. He wrote and delivered this amazing speech within a couple of days.
This is the famous insightful "military-industrial complex" warning from President Eisenhower, a top World War II General and later President from 1952-1960.
I believe that this site is reliable, but I have not carefully looked it over yet.
Last updated: June 25, 2008
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