Posts Tagged: about

The United States Congress: Myths and Facts

Too many Americans don’t know what Congress is, or how it works. Congress has most of the political power in the United States. Public support for Congress has reached another all-time low. Our disapproval should be based in reality, not in fantasy, rumor, or ignorance. Our schools don’t bother to teach this stuff. What’s a… Read more »

When Government Agencies Receive High Klout Scores, Does it Really Mean They Have More Clout?

IBM Center for the Business of Government recently issued a report that provides some very interesting social media insights for federal agencies: which agencies have the highest Klout rankings. If you are not familiar with Klout, it essentially measures your overall social media influence. For example, when you create content or engage through social networks,… Read more »

Market Connections Conducts Accenture Study, Finds that Governments Need to Address Growing Interests of ‘Digital Citizens’

Digital citizens are feeling more empowered and believe that government needs to do more to address their needs, according to a recent study from Accenture, conducted by leading government market research firm Market Connections, Inc. Nearly half (44 percent) of 1,400 citizens surveyed in seven countries — Australia, France, Germany, India, Singapore, the United States… Read more »

What is the Constitution Anyway?

Our schools don’t teach this stuff. The U.S. Constitution has been in the news more in recent years than at any time that I can remember. Many Republicans have been throwing temper tantrums about the Constitution. They screech and whine and holler that they just love it eversomuch, but they’re usually wrong about what it… Read more »