1. Study Finds You Have A 'Near Zero' Effect On Your Government, Which Is Slightly Higher Than The Zero Effect You Were Assuming

A new study to be published in the upcoming issue of Perspectives on Politics shows that the average non-wealthy American citizen who is not a corporation or the head of a business-controlled interest group has a 'near-zero' influence on the actions of the government. So, there you have it, the situation's not quite so bleak as it seems.