Welfare for politicians: Reform that!
- The U.S. government and how it works. // World Almanac for Kids;1998, p216
Discusses the functions of the United States government. The Constitution as the foundation to the nation's government; Text of the Preamble to the Constitution; What the Preamble means; The seven articles of the Constitution, as it was originally written; Amendments to the constitution; The...
- The election stage is set. Gunter, Lorne // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/5/93, Vol. 20 Issue 29, p10
Looks at the 11 government bills that were left stranded on the order paper (the Commons' equivalent of an agenda) when the House of Commons rose for the summer. Why the acts are effectively dead; Six of the bills related to housekeeping changes to existing acts; Poorly drafted conflict of...
- Bush critics miss the mark. Ackland, L. // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1990, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p2
Editorial. Discusses the threat the author says the thaw in East-West relations presents to President George Bush and the Republican party, due to the demographics of the constituency that elected him.
- Down in the dumps. Boltuck, R.; Litan, R.E. // Brookings Review;Spring92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p42
Discusses the major administrative program that the United States has built to root out trade dumping and unfair subsidization and apply remedial penalties to America's unfair trade laws. Justifying the laws; Dumping; Unfair subsidies; Information gathering; Where the best chances for reform...
- An end to the war on waste. Light, Paul // Brookings Review;Spring93, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p48
Recommends how the Offices of Inspector General (OIG) can end the war of attribution in which they mop up the fraud, waste and abuse in government offices. OIGs prospering in the eighties; Attacking the enemy at the source; Starting with a modern financial management system.
- How the US has met major challenges. // Commentary;Nov85, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p25
To commemorate `Commentary's' 40th anniversary, the editors asked a group of 29 distinguished intellectuals: Has the US adequately applied its strength to the `arts of peaceful living'? How has the US managed the `ultimate challenge' of nuclear weapons? How successfully has the US met the...
- Election year takes shape. Lodge, Stephen // Candy Industry;Feb96, Vol. 161 Issue 2, p15
Focuses on the political situation in the United States as of February 1996. 1996 as an election year; Congressional agenda; Decline of Republican poll numbers; Predictions of President Bill Clinton's reelection and victory for Bob Dole.
- A REPUBLIC OR A DEMOCRACY? Simons, Barbara Brooks // Cobblestone;Jan2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p8
Provides information on several types of government, with emphasis on the U.S. federal democracy.
- Washington's great divide: What role for government? Grier, Peter; Shillinger, Kurt // Christian Science Monitor;1/25/95, Vol. 87 Issue 41, p1
Comments on the optimum role of the United States Federal government, following the shift in power in the Congress. Stand of the Republican party regarding Washington's role; Contentions of the Democrats on the same; Assessment of the issue.
- American's aren't antigovernment, but pro-individual. Ladd, Everett Carll // Christian Science Monitor;2/3/95, Vol. 87 Issue 48, p18
Opinion. Analyses the November 1994 elections and American politics. Individualism in the American society and its strengths and weaknesses; Author's views regarding the welfare system.