Our broken democracy

Here is an excellent summation by Burt Hall.

To it I would add (1) that Free Press is now doing the most productive work in Congress, and ought therefore to be supported vigorously. They’re at

And (2), as for election reform, I would certainly not follow MoveOn’s lead, as that organization has been largely uninvolved in this all-important fight,
and is perilously over-cautious in its program.

MCM

The 5-part series documents that Congress and the media had opportunities to (1) hold Bush accountable for a clear dereliction of duty before 9/11, (2) prevent the war in Iraq and (3) limit Bush’s incompetent administration to one term only. These two vital institutions have failed the American people. This article shows the damage done to our country and concludes with thoughts on repairing our broken democracy. If the American system had worked the way it should, things would be quite different today. These differences are illustrated in each part of the article.

PART I – THE BEGINNING AND 9/11
http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/contributors/876

PART II -TERRORISM VS. THE WAR IN IRAQ

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/contributors/879

PART III – NUCLEAR AND SPACE WEAPONS, AND STAR WARS

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/contributors/881

PART IV – ENERGY, WARMING AND FINANCIAL THREATS

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/contributors/892

PART V – THOUGHTS ON INSTITUTIONAL REFORMS

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/contributors/894

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