The United States is well known for its bipartisan political system, where Republicans are always competing with Democrats, trying to popularize their political ideals and seeking ways to maintain their political leadership. Despite the traditional viewpoint that Republicans and Democrats are completely different, they are in a position to reach agreement on many political and social issues. Beyond the controversial issues of federalism, unilateral military aggression, abortion and same-sex marriages, democratic and republican parties encourage the privatization of prisons and the increase of the army budget, supplemented by a political effort to reduce the burden Taxation of the wealthiest. Neither the Republicans nor the Democrats are willing to increase the tax burden that the American population currently carries.
There are two types of democracy, direct democracy and representative democracy. While they are both democracies, they have many differences. However, they have quite a few similarities as well. A direct democracy is a form of government where everybody votes. A representative democracy is a form of government where electives are chosen to make major decisions.
Bill Clinton was also an American politician who had served as the 42nd President of the United States. He had served his time from 1993 to 2001 and throughout his time in office, he had both aided yet negatively impacted the United States, which can be seen through many acts and bills he had signed, both domestic and foreign. Domestic accomplishments of President Clinton firstly included cutting the tax, similar to what Reagan had done. Clinton had signed the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, cutting taxes for millions of low-income families. He had also cut tax for almost 100% of small businesses and raised the tax on the wealthiest taxpayers.
Political parties serve countless roles in America’s government. Foremost, it needs to be said they are crucial to America’s political system. The political parties are the heart and brain of our government's body, urging people to conceive and feel different ways on different topics whether the controversy is over how money is distributed or the way immigrants should be treated or dealt with. With each party having a biased view it shows how a group can be increasingly powerful with bountiful amounts of support, names and divisions can be heard. Democrats are widely known to be liberal rather than conservative.
Alexander Hamilton was perhaps the most volatile and contentious of the Founding Fathers. His upbringing played a significant role in how he responded to insults or perceived slights. Thomas Jefferson’s opposition to Hamilton is well documented, and analysis of their feud has been exhausted. Diametrically opposed, their views on the future of the country fueled the creation of political parties and led to the two men emerging as the figureheads of those respective parties.
Political Parties serve a crucial role in congressional campaigns, especially for candidate recruitment. One significant role political parties serve is the state law of redistricting, “Because the composition of House districts can make the difference between winning and losing, the two major parties and individual politicians, particularly incumbents, often fight fierce battles in state legislatures over the alignment of districts.” (Smith, et al., 2007). Similar to my previous discussion, the congressional district map is crucial to the success of political parties and gerrymandering is just apart of the nature of political parties. In order for political parties to completely reap the benefits of their constituents, they must draw a map that serves their best interest.
During the simulation, I was a Republican that represented a suburban community whose primary economic interest resided in business. Since both Republicans and the suburban community tended to be more conservative economically, I decided to create a bill that coincided with both of our interests by decreasing the ad valorem tariff levied on imported automobiles. In addition, my Republican background presented issues with the demographic I was representing due to the fact that I generally favored less government intervention
For a globalizing world, people who favor the strong party government suggest that responsible parties are essential for problems such as global warming and terrorism. However, the advantage of party government cannot compensate its disadvantages. First and foremost, the nature of party government would increase the conflicts in American politics. The party government does represent the majority, meaning that there is potential for some minorities and interests groups are not properly represented.
Donald Trump proposed a tax cut that would reduce taxes by 15% from corporate businesses to encourage them to move back to the US. Unexpectedly, the national debt is rapidly increasing with the new tax cut. The CBO claimed that the national debt will double in the next few decades unless the plans change. Now, the federal government will have to pay for the nation’s healthcare and retirements plans, causing economic burdens with the debt. As well, Trump aims to chase immigrants out of the US to increase jobs for legal citizens.
The elephant sarcastically retorted. “Are you sure about that? Some people aren’t able to pay their taxes, like the middle class and poor people. Maybe if the more wealthy individuals were taxed at a higher rate, our country could possibly be strong in its economy once again.” The donkey added thoughtfully.
The presidency is more polarized now than it was before the 1990s. Even when Reagan was president, there were both liberals and conservatives in both Democratic and Republican parties. There was a slight difference between Northern and Southern Democrats, but for the most part, there were different ideologies in both partisanships. Now, that is not the case. We only have liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans.
For over 100 years Texas was dominated by the Democratic party. Although this is no longer true to this day. Competition between the two dominant parties has caused tensions and political arguments to occur. Republican party tend to get more votes from suburban/rural areas meanwhile the democratic party received votes from the urban counties located within Texas. The culture of Texas is influenced by the political
Overall Wallace is trying to defend the new deal and trying to inform the public of what the government is really doing. In the next document on the radio Huey Long claims to want to cut the wage gap between the rich and poor and provide the poorest families with a livable wage. He wants every person in America to be able to have a chance to thrive whether it be to provide extra money for food or for an education. He does not plan to commandeer money from the rich to give to the poor but to provide enough money to make “Every man a king” and allow everyone to thrive. In theory this sounds like a great idea but it would require a large tax increase that most successful people in America at the time would most likely not want to pay.
As a matter of fact, the factors, such as, emergence of third parties, ideological polarization, large percentages of the population shifting its partisan loyalties and unusual stress on the nation’s socioeconomic system, which constitute a critical election (as theorized by Burnham) were present in the 1896 election. First, a third party, the Populists emerged, as both the Democrats and Republicans vowed to uphold industrial interests. Then, the issues of currency between the gold and silver standard polarized both the Republicans and Democrats in ideologies. Also, the Republicans garnered a new conservative coalition, as urban, blue-collar Northerners, along with voters from the industrial East and Midwest shifted partisan loyalty.