DefDog: Dysfunction in US political system exposed

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Debt ceiling struggle exposing dysfunction in the U.S. political system

John Farmer on July 17, 2011

EXTRACT:

How’d we get in this fix? It wasn’t easy and it involved many things — congressional redistricting, polarization of both GOP and Democratic Party “bases” and their media sycophants, the increasing influence of lobbying money, and the political myopia of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Phi Beta Iota:  The article is superb in its overall summary of how we got into the fix, naive in its term limits solution.  No has done more than Ralph Nader in identifying specific fixes to this loss of integrity, Electoral Reform (1 Page 9 Points) itemizes those fixes.