Interesting Questions

1. If we landed men on the moon in 1969 how come there is not a Space Station, Military Base, Space University, Wal Mart, or Disney Luna Park on the Moon?

2. Why did President George Washington warn the Founding Fathers about the “evils of political parties”.

3. Why is Congress unable to pass laws that will stop gun insanity?

4. How can you have a government of, by, and for the people when you have an Electoral College?

5. During the 2012 election cycle, an 18-year-old high school student was one of California’s Electoral College voters. How does that happen?

6. Why are Supreme Court Justices selected by political parties?

7. Why aren’t there any education and experience requirements for the Member of Congress job?

8. Why do we spend $19,571,593,338 on Presidential Elections (Ref. Open Secrets…from 2004-2020…Presidential Elections… $19,571,593,338…Congressional Elections…$56,077,087,957) when it only takes 270 Electoral College votes to elect the President and Vice President?

9. From the Congressional Research Service (i.e., Membership of the 117th Congress: A profile, updated July 13, 2022…R4705), Legal and Business careers represent 59% of the Senate. Twenty-three careers represent the remaining 41% of the Senate. Legal and Business careers represent 53% of the House of Representatives. Sixty-four careers represent the remaining 47% of the House of Representatives. Why? See Post #15 for a detailed breakdown.

10. Unfortunately less than 2% of the Members of Congress have actually had only one career; Politics. Why?



* Which supports and barriers were in play?

* What were the dynamics?

* Who, or what, won the Tug-of-War?

* Discuss the outcomes with your friends and family.

* Use Post #4 as a reference for the dynamics, and relationships, between supports and barriers.