Originally Posted by listopencil
That is an interesting idea. I was reading something about bicameral legislation last week, and the notion of bicameral government as expressed by the founding fathers, and it seemed to imply that our Senate was supposed to be a "wiser" group of politicians. That it should be a body made up of politicians who were recognized as the elite political minds of each state to be custodians of the law. That is certainly not how I view our current Senators.
As well as to be there for the stateónot in a popular vote sense but for that state's interest. States were supposed to be a sovereign entity. One argument for changing it to popular vote was that it would be less corrupt. But that hasn't happened because outside money goes to them when they run.
Before you read the ďOutside The LinesĒ report, consider this:
Taping the opposing teamís sideline still isnít banned; only taping the opposing team from the sideline is illegal.
Also remember this:
Taping the opposing team from the sideline wasnít banned until 2006, yet the report cites examples as far back as 2000. ~NESN