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Ben posted in his blog today (2011 Editorial note, over the years Ben eventually Abandoned his blog and the original post is gone, you can see a copy of Ben’s original article on the Wayback machine on the Internet Archive here.)about a plan on how to “fix” the United States Legislative Branch by getting rid of the Senate. In his view the Senate makes representation unfair because since each state gets 2 senators, in some states, like Alaska, the senator represents a lot less people then a senator from other states, like California. I must say I disagree with his assesment on the health of our checks and balances system, and here’s why.

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