Restore Representation

"The right of representation in the legislature is a right inestimable to the people, and formidable to tyrants only." - Jefferson

Wednesday

12

October 2016

The Basics on Representation

Michael Warnken

People often don’t understand what it means when I say we need to “Restore Representation” and I think this is a good time for me to give a simple and short explanation. A direct democracy where each citizen represents themselves in the legislature is not practical (though no one in a direct democracy complains about their representative) We have a form of Government, a republic, in which we delegate…

Saturday

12

March 2016

An Oligarchy!

Michael Warnken representation

A few months ago former president Jimmy Carter came out with a bold statement that "America was an Oligarchy with Unlimited Political Bribery"! Carter noted directly that: It violates the essence of what made America a great country in its political system. Now it’s just an oligarchy, with unlimited political bribery being the essence of getting the nominations for president or to elect the president. And the same thing…

Friday

23

October 2015

Do you Feel Invisible to your Representatives?

Michael Warnken representation, california

Have you ever had a problem with Government? Have you ever tried to meet with or discuss that issue with your representative? Unless you have loads of money, a lobbyist or a PAC supporting you, you are probably not going to get access to your representative. Instead, you are left to their unelected assistants whose duty is to their boss – not the constituents. It probably makes you feel like a…

Sunday

12

July 2015

The Issue That No One Talks About

Michael Warnken representation

Our Government is broken at almost every level from small cities to the United States itself. The core reason for this is that we no longer have adequate representation in the legislative bodies of Government. The goal of this Blog is to illustrate the problem as it exists and bring the issue out into the open and educate people on the issue of representation as it is well hidden. The…