Big Brother Smackdown Series: Piggyback Legislation

A controversial, but not unlawful, practice of piggyback legislation in Congress has become one of the most used methods in Congressional Warfare.  Legally known as a ‘Rider’, these are bills, or groups of bills, that are attached to other legislation which are, many times, unrelated. In this fourth editorial of the Big Brother Smackdown Series, we take a look at what a Rider actually is, and why it is marked as one of the serious problems of our Government.

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Big Brother Smackdown Series: The Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court

(Politicizing the Constitution of the United States of America)

In recent years, and most especially since the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Affordable Health Care Act, there has been an outcry, both politically and publicly, for change to be brought to the United States Supreme Court. Proponents of Change argue that the members of the Supreme Court have consistently become more political in their decisions, stretching interpretations of the Constitution to back whatever political agenda they serve.

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Little Brother’s Rant: The Big Brother Smackdown Series

Edit: The post that was originally placed here is being rewritten and reorganized. Also, I’m moving the blog to a WordPress.com blog until I get a domain started.

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