Informed and Engaged

Informed and Engaged To create a place where busy people can go to become better informed and engaged with our political system, without taking up a lot of their time, and without being told who to vote for.

Web Site: http://www.informedandengaged.net


Interview with Mervin Field – Insights on Polling and Public Opinion From a Master

Many of us dream of becoming the best at whatever we choose to do. Pollsters, especially those of us who conduct surveys of voters for news organizations, know that our work will be scrutinized for accuracy and compared with the results of each electio...

Where to find the links between money and politics

"A government for protecting business only, is but a carcass, and soon falls by its own corruption and decay" - Amos Bronson Alcott (Educator, Writer 1799 - 1888) In order to help reduce the influence special interest groups have on lawmakers, the sing...

Money and Politics: Who are Some of the Big Special Interest Groups?

Money and Politics: Part 1 of ??? - What is a Special Interest?"Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage." - Ambrose Bierce (Journalist, Writer 1842 - 1913)Since this b...

Fixing America’s Political System — Where Do We Begin?

Nov 25, 2011
Fixing America’s Political System — Where Do We Begin?

"I never vote for anybody, I always vote against." --- W.C. FieldsWhere to begin in order to make America's political system function more like the founders had in mind? There are no easy answers but I'll take my swing at ringing the reform bell by ide...