The Shrinking Stature of the US Constitution

By: Tuesday February 7, 2012 12:55 pm

In the last two countries the United States invaded, Afghanistan and Iraq, officials subsequently set up parliamentary and not republican forms of government, with a unicameral Parliament rather than a bicameral legislature. Afghanistan does have a Presidential system and is thus somewhat closer to the US form of government, but the President in Iraq is [...]

The Weakness of the American Governmental System

By: Friday August 26, 2011 1:15 pm

Fareed Zakaria went there. Typical of a furriner, without a true appreciation for the finest system of government ever devised! After the S&P downgrade of the United States, no country with a presidential system has a triple-A rating from all three major ratings agencies. Only countries with parliamentary systems have that honor (with the possible [...]