Re: Are two parties enough?
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Here's where the breakdown is occurring: the framers of our constitution failed to anticipate (due to the relative newness of working democracy to the world) that, after many decades, what started out as several political parties would eventually boil down to, essentially, two, thus creating a division of sort of false division of the government and consolidation of power that works against the larger system.
The administrative branch has long been dominated by one party; with each incoming president, the slate is wiped more or less clean and the leadership is replaced with members of the president's party. In recent decades, we have seen the legislative branch flipping back and forth between Republican and Democratic control, sometimes with both houses shifting power in tandem. Sometimes the administrative and legislative branches have both been dominated by the same party, to disastrous consequences.
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Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.
Quick: think back to childhood (if you've reached the scary clown you've gone too far). What did your parents or guardians give you to keep you quiet? If you're anything like most parents, it was juice. But here's the thing: juice is bad for you.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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