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How Can Theresa May Create New Departments So Quickly?

A reader was surprised to learn that Theresa May has made David Davis ‘Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.’ They thought it was odd that she could create a new department out of thin air.  157 more words

British Constitution

Margaret Thatcher's Official Papers

The Margaret Thatcher Foundation is doing something really cool: they’re publishing all of her official papers as they become available from The National Archives. As far as I’m aware, this is the first time that a head of government’s papers have been made available like this. 278 more words

Executive Power

The Problem isn't the Presidency

Bernie Sanders is making the case here that he’s the right guy for the Presidency, owing to Hillary Clinton’s weaker prospects against Trump. That’s a legitimate concern if you’re a Democrat, because Trump with a GOP Congress is about as disruptive a combination I can imagine to run the American federal government. 492 more words

The Role of the Executive

Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump has said he would “hire the best people” to handle almost everything–foreign policy, economics, etc. In his book, “The Art of the Deal”, Trump also stresses the importance of hiring the best people to do jobs you yourself don’t know how to do. 412 more words

My Opinion

People Want A President Who Will 'Get Something Done'

I hear a recurring theme from people when asked who they want as their next President? The answer goes something like this; I want someone who will ‘get something done’, or I want someone who will ‘fix things’, or I want someone to ‘run the country’. 1,139 more words

Government And Politics

... The Good Guys Strike Back [#SCOTUS][#exec overreach]...

.. POTUS  acts as if he is a power unto himself . He is  so damn arrogant that he does not seem to realize that there are limits to executive power . 229 more words

Personal Opinion