Controvery Politics Pros And Cons

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Question 1 This ‘controversy’ is not always a controversy, sometimes I wish it was maore of a controversy. When the President and the entire Congress is held by one party there is not usually and friction between the two branches. The more divided the exective, senate, and representatives are the more party politics and friction play a role. An unwritten rule has been that arty politics ends at our shores, in recent decades this rule has been adhered to more by the Democrats than the Republicans. In the 1990’s the Republicans really started to not adhere to this rule, they did not attack President Carter as they do now, when President Clinton was elected the Republicans went for the throat from the begginng to the end of his presidency.…show more content…
Obama has not been given the same curioutisy that was extended to GW Bush in reference to not critizing the sitting president in time of war. One of the times I wished there had been more controvery is in the ealry 2000’s. During this time, the democrats for the most part were very much supportive of Bush’s and his attack first agenda. During this time if there had been more opposition to Bush we might not have lost so many rights to the Patriot Act, or lost so many American lives to war and so many millions of people in the Middle East. To close this ‘controversy’ is just another example of the checks and balances that are and should be used to keep our government from going too far in any direction that will be harmful to the nation. Question…show more content…
As long as we continue to supply all the various ‘sides’ in the world with weapons we are going to have wars. What we do instead is support our arms industry with these gifts of weapons, and in many recent cases those same weapons are used against us. My personal, as a veteran, thinking is the military budget should be slashed in half, we will still have all we need to defend ourselves. If we spent more money on solar and other types of free energies, the need to secure other countries resources and to protect the shipping of them on the high seas would be greatly diminished. as long as we keep thinking, speaking, and acting like a warrior nation we are going to be involved in war. As far as the terrorist go, that needs to be an international solution, we make far more terrorist than we kill with our current policies. As Dennis Kucinich said, we need a cabinet level, Department of
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