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Final House Ratings!
Volume 25: Back to the House
Volume 24: The 2018 Election, Who Projected It Best?
18th Century England
World War 1
World War II
Hurting Your Own Constituents, For No Reason
It will not save the state any significant amount of money. It will, however, cruelly kick the young, old, sick and disabled out of the prog
Richard Cordray is a Badass
Seldom has a new government agency done more for citizens at a lower cost to taxpayers than the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, or...
Volume 17: Campaign Finance
We can tell an entire history of the United States, parallel to the one you learned in high school, looking only at how money affects politi
Volume 15: Gerrymandering
Politics is a game of power, those who have it and those who want it. But we can hope that this power is used, at least occasionally, to ful
Volume 13: Fiscal Policy, Part II: Spending
This is going to shock you: the Federal Government spends money based on a series of complex, interminable, arcane parliamentary maneuvers,
First 100 Days: The Executive Orders
Reading these in order made me realize the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. I’d love to see a place that keeps up steadily with E
Volume 10: Health Insurance, Part V
What was in the American Health Care Act? How would it have affected the system? Why did it fail to pass the House? What will happen to Obam
Volume 9: Fiscal Policy, Part I: Taxes
Where does it come from? “There’s one for you, nineteen for me.” – The Beatles The U.S. Federal Government does almost everything on a...
Volume 8: Health Insurance, Part IV
While the ACA has problems – serious ones – it is a fact that in the seven years since it has passed, the Republican Party has not come up w
Even more technical detail about Social Security
So I've been meaning to give an update on Social Security since writing Volume 1, but hadn't gotten around to it. But I found a very...