Towards a Democratic Win in 2006

Al Globus

16 July 2006

For the last five years the Republicans have controlled both houses in Congress and the Presidency. In my opinion, America has been terribly damaged by Republican rule (see below). We need to invoke the first rule of holes: "When you're in a hole, stop digging." We need to limit the power of the Republicans to inflict further damage on the country. This can be done by electing a Democratic majority to at least one house of Congress. As the founding fathers forsaw, a divided government is unable to execute the stupidest policies of either party, and is limited to the mistakes both parties agree on.

Here, in no particular order, are a few things I think the Democrats should do:

Republican Rule's Damage to America

Fortunately, America is a great nation. There are checks and and balances and we are beginning to push back. As Winston Churchill is reported to have said: "America always does the right thing, having first exhausted all alternatives."