Category Archives: Federalism

The Electoral College!


As the selection of delegates to the two major party conventions takes place this year all must remember that that selection is meaningless. We live in a REPUBLIC not a democracy and the reason for that is largely due to … Continue reading

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FEDERALISM


  Yet the STATES were powerful enough to gain two important long term considerations on the future of the US. And first understand that direct election of Presidents is not what the system is in the US but instead the … Continue reading

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Betsy Markey-DHS Intergovernmental Affairs


What does the term Intergovernmental Affairs actually mean in Washington. Well in 1984 the Intergovernmental Cooperation Act became law and that did not make any¬†clearer the terminology. What it really means is that someone organizationally is the spearpoint to see … Continue reading

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STATE and THEIR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS-Fiscal Crisis


Does the health of the STATEs and their local governments have much significance in the policy debates in Washington? As both STATES and their local governments slash payroll and slash programs often countervailing Washington stimulus policy my conclusion is that … Continue reading

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