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The Income Gap In America – The Reality of Increasing Inequality

Click here for the complete report in PDF INTRODUCTION The debate over the income gap in the United States is nothing new. However, in recent years, the gaps between the wealthy and indigent and the privileged and underprivileged have widened… Continue Reading →

America’s Need for a Multi-Party System: The 2016 Presidential Election

As the 2016 Presidential Election approaches, voters across the nation are being forced, as we are every four years, to make a partisan decision. Although this is the most important collective choice of the next four years, we are not… Continue Reading →

A Glance at College Affordability

by Dustin Broussard Education is a salient issue for all facets of government. In 2013, President Obama outlined a plan on college affordability in three distinct sections. The first involves coupling funding to the performance of public universities, challenging states… Continue Reading →

Keystone Pipeline XL Project

I took the national survey recently in the month of May 2015, and I support the Keystone XL pipeline project because of the creation of jobs for America and the creation of the advanced system of pipelines. The national survey was from the… Continue Reading →

Why Ownership Matters

A little over a decade ago, in 2004 to be exact, the subject of ownership in democratic capitalist society was raised as a national political issue. Attribution goes to President George W. Bush, as he was campaigning for a second… Continue Reading →

Taylor Alesana, Conversion Therapy, and the Treatment of Transgender Youth

Taylor Alesana, a 16 year-old from California tragically took her own life on April 2, 2015 after being bullied for being transgender. Taylor became popular on her YouTube channel for her makeup tutorials and her candid advice to other transgender… Continue Reading →

Gerrymandering Our Demise

The graphic above is an historically famous newspaper illustration of the first application of redistricting based upon choosing voters likely to vote for one party over the other, thereby assuring the election of a favored candidate. The map is of… Continue Reading →

Current U.S. Foreign Policy is Further Eroding America’s Soft Power Abroad

The term “soft power” is anything but “soft”; it can be argued that it is one of the United States’ greatest achievements. Evidence of American culture can be seen in every corner of the globe, from bustling metropolises to remote… Continue Reading →

Let’s Work Together: A Call for Bipartisanship in a Struggling Economy

This study is a joint effort of one Democrat and one Republican with the common goal of appealing to government officials in Washington D.C. and across the nation to put aside political differences for the good of the nation and… Continue Reading →

Government Without Walls: The Internet and Government Organizations

Approximately 15 years ago, most government agencies barely had an Internet presence.  In that short time frame, government organizations have made great strides.  By the year 2000, estimates are that 90 percent of goverments already has a precense online. Policy Analyst… Continue Reading →

Embracing Reengineering in the Public Sector

By Scott Schneider Reengineering –a multi-step process in which organizations critically examine their internal work processes, compare them to those of known industry leaders, and plan ways to radically redesign them.  Reengineering is a structured method for an organization to examine… Continue Reading →

Energy Policy: An Overview and Examination of Energy Alternatives

The inability of the United States to adopt an appropriate energy policy is quite understandable. The truth is hat there are few issues and few aspects of American society that are not affected by our national energy policy. From the… Continue Reading →

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