Democracy works best at the local level of our cities and towns

In this day and age we are witnessing an increasing paralysis of the federal government. Our two-party system is failing us. Unfortunately there is nothing we can do to remedy this situation. We the people are totally helpless in this case. This is why I suggest that we concentrate on introducing change at the local level of our cities and towns.

Our two-party system has become the opium of America

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1 — Change through our electoral system

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Born in Syria. Grew up in Lebanon. Spent 18 years in the Jesuit Order. Quit and got married. Retired in Seattle.

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Josephcodsi

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Born in Syria. Grew up in Lebanon. Spent 18 years in the Jesuit Order. Quit and got married. Retired in Seattle.

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