As we begin the year 2014, I find myself reflecting on the political situation in the United States, and I must say that it is a bit depressing. Our political parties cannot seem to agree on much of anything, our bureaucracy is a model of inefficiency, and there does not seem to be much positive change on the horizon. Is there anything that could really fix this situation?
Well, with a new year, hope springs eternal, and though I have no expectation that any of the following suggestions will be implemented this year (or any other year), I am going to go ahead and make them anyway in the hope that it might spur some positive discussion. Love them or hate them, here are five things that I think would help to improve our federal government. Continue reading