Doug Nusbaum: If you can't see that the ship is sinking, maybe you're just plain stOOpid

We can transition into a more enlightened society, but only if we abandon our preconceived notions of normal. Clinging to old paradigms and relying on the same officials who got us into the current mess will keep us stuck.

Doug Nusbaum is a computer guru and innovative thinker who leads and inspires despite suffering from Asperger’s syndrome. Click here to listen to an excerpt of Doug’s Nov. 17 appearance on the radio show where he discussed his solution to the foreclosure crisis with host Rayelan Allan.

Peter Principle
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Peter Principle states that “in a hierarchy every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence,” meaning that employees tend to be promoted until they reach a position at which they cannot work competently. It was formulated by Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull in their 1969 book, The Peter Principle.

Reinventing the dinosaur
by John J. DiIulio Jr.
Brookings Review, Vol. 11, Fall 1993
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Today, America’s governmental dinosaur is the federal bureaucracy, viewed almost universally as unresponsive, unproductive, and wasteful of taxpayers’ money.

Reelection Rates Over the Years
Bar chart reveals that U.S. voters reelected over 80% of their Congressional representatives in the 2010 election, even though a majority disapproved of their reelection by a wide margin. Moreover, Congressional incumbents have been reelected consistently over the years.

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