Skip to comments.CHATGPT FUN: Churchill and Trump on the The 1929 Reapportionment Act.
Posted on 01/24/2023 9:03:58 PM PST by CathyWhite
On CHATGPT (openai.com) I entered, "write an essay, in the style of Winston Churchill, to repeal the 1929 Reapportionment Act." It took the AI five seconds to write this:
CHURCHILL: "My dear friends, I stand before you today to address a matter of grave importance. The 1929 Reapportionment Act, also known as the Permanent Apportionment Act, is a federal law passed in the United States in 1929 to establish a permanent method for apportioning seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. However, this act, which is still in effect today, gives the House of Representatives too much power and must be reconsidered. The act, my friends, is based on census data from 1920, which is over 90 years old. This means that the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is not reflective of the current population distribution across the land. As a result, states with a rapidly growing population are not receiving the representation they deserve, while states with a stagnant population are overrepresented. This gives the House of Representatives too much power as it is not representative of the current population distribution.
My friends, this is not a matter that can be ignored. We must act, and we must act now. The 1929 Reapportionment Act gives the House of Representatives too much power and it must be reconsidered. We must repeal or declare it unconstitutional, and replace it with a new act that accurately reflects the current population distribution, ensures fair representation for all states, and raises the number of congress members to adequately represent the growing population.This, my friends, is the only way to ensure that the government truly represents the will of the people, and that the power is balanced between different branches of democracy. In conclusion, the 1929 Reapportionment Act gives the House of Representatives too much power and it is a threat to our democracy. It is our duty to act now, and to ensure that the government truly represents the will of the people. Let us not falter, let us not fail. Let us rise to the challenge, and make the change."
Then I entered, “write an essay, in the style of Donald Trump, to repeal the 1929 reapportionment act”
TRUMP: "Folks, let me tell you, the 1929 Reapportionment Act is a total disaster. A disaster. Believe me, I know a thing or two about disasters, and this is a big one. First of all, let's talk about the numbers. This act, which was passed over 90 years ago, is based on census data from way back in 1920. Can you believe it? 1920! That's ancient history, folks. We've come a long way since then, and our population has changed dramatically. So why are we still using data from almost a century ago to determine how many representatives each state gets in Congress? It's ridiculous.
And it's not just the numbers that are wrong, it's the whole system. The way the act is set up, it gives an unfair advantage to small states. Sure, they deserve representation, but not at the expense of the bigger states. It's not fair, and it's not right.I'm telling you, folks, we need to repeal this act and come up with a new plan that is fair for everyone. We need a system that accurately reflects our current population, and that treats all states equally.
And let me tell you, as your president, I will get it done. We will repeal the 1929 Reapportionment Act and put in place a new system that is fair and just for all Americans. We will make our government work for the people, and not the other way around. So let's get to work, folks. Together, we can make America great again! We will make sure that the representation in the House of Representatives is fair and just for all Americans, and we will not stand for a system that gives an unfair advantage to some states. We will repeal this disaster of a law, and make sure that our government truly represents the will of the people."
That writing in the voice of well known politicians was scary good. The writing flowed with personality - spooky.
Ask it about repealing the 17th amendment.
flowed with personality
Where can i get to vote for these guys?
Very cool- Can it write a novel with some prompts?
So an AI essay and an AI image :-)
I tried but it appears to be down right now. It’s a beta version.
Imagine what they can do with that ten billion Bill Gates just gave them.
And now in the style of Biden:
It’s time to repeal, you know, the thing. Repeat the line.
We need to repeal the apportionment act. Can you say apportionment? It’s a big word, with lots of letters. There are 26 letters in the alphabet, which is more than there are hours in a day! And speaking of days, I’m having a great day. A day that is great. A great day. A great, great day.
Folks, let me tell you, the 17th Amendment is a disaster. A total disaster. It’s time to repeal it and make America great again.
You see, the 17th Amendment takes power away from the states and gives it to the federal government. This is wrong, folks. Our founding fathers intended for the states to have a strong voice in our government, and the 17th Amendment undermines that.
Repealing the 17th Amendment will restore power to the states, where it belongs. It will give states more control over their own affairs and reduce the power of the federal government. This will lead to a more efficient government that is more responsive to the needs of the people.
In addition, repealing the 17th Amendment will also help to reduce the influence of special interest groups. Right now, special interest groups have too much power in Washington. They control our politicians and our government. By giving power back to the states, we can break the stranglehold of these special interest groups and give power back to the people.
So let’s repeal the 17th Amendment, folks. It’s time to make America great again. Together, we can restore power to the states and take back our government from the special interest groups. It’s time to put America first.
In conclusion, The 17th amendment is bad for America. It undermines the intent of the founding fathers, it gives power to the federal government, and it helps special interest groups. Repealing it will restore the balance of power and make America great again.
Most excellent, thanks!!!
Now try: “Article V Convention of States”.
Abe Lincoln: (excellent)
My fellow citizens, as we gather here today, I cannot help but consider the state of our Union and the principles upon which it was founded. The 17th Amendment, which was added to our Constitution over a century ago, has led to a shift of power away from the states and towards the federal government. This is a deviation from the intentions of our Founding Fathers and the principles of federalism upon which this nation was built.
The 17th Amendment removed the appointment of Senators by state legislatures and instead provided for their direct election by the people. This change was intended to increase the representation of the people in the federal government, but in practice it has led to the erosion of state sovereignty.
The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but cannot do at all, or cannot so well do, for themselves in their separate, and individual capacities. Our states are individual entities, each with their own unique needs and concerns. It is the duty of the federal government to serve as an aid to the states, not to overpower them.
By repealing the 17th Amendment, we can restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government. This will allow the states to once again play a vital role in shaping the policies that affect their citizens. It will also increase accountability, as Senators will be directly accountable to the state legislatures that appointed them.
Furthermore, the repeal of the 17th Amendment will also serve to reduce the influence of special interest groups on our government. By returning the power of appointment to the state legislatures, we can ensure that the interests of the people are represented, rather than the interests of a select few.
In conclusion, my fellow citizens, it is time for us to return to the principles upon which this nation was founded. The 17th Amendment is a deviation from those principles and must be repealed in order to restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government, increase accountability, and reduce the influence of special interest groups. Let us work together to ensure that our Union remains strong and just for all.
Folks, let me tell you, it’s time for a Convention of States. A big, beautiful Convention of States. This is the only way to fix our broken government and make America great again.
You see, our government is out of control. The politicians in Washington are corrupt and they don’t listen to the people. They just do what they want and it’s a disaster. It’s time to take back our government and give power back to the people.
A Convention of States is the answer. It’s a way for the states to come together and propose amendments to the Constitution. This is a powerful tool that the states can use to take back power from the federal government. We can use it to limit the power of the government and return it to the people.
We can propose amendments to balance the budget, limit the power of the federal government, and impose term limits on politicians. This is what the people want and it’s what we need to do to make America great again.
The politicians in Washington won’t do it, they’re too corrupt. But we the people can do it. We can use the Convention of States to take back our government and make it work for us.
In conclusion, the government is broken and out of control. A Convention of States is the only way to fix it. It’s a powerful tool that the states can use to take back power from the federal government and make America great again. Let’s come together, and make it happen.
It seems to me that AI is smarter than most Americans.
It’s just a matter of time until she becomes self-aware.
Last one: Reagan
My fellow Americans,
It is time for us to come together and take a stand for our Constitution and the principles upon which this great nation was founded. The founders of our country knew that the government they were creating would not be perfect and that there would be times when the people would need to come together to make changes to the Constitution. That is why they included Article V, which allows for a Convention of States to propose amendments to the Constitution.
I believe that it is time for us to exercise this right and convene an Article V Convention of States. The federal government has grown too large, too powerful, and too distant from the people it is supposed to serve. It has overstepped its bounds and has taken away too many of our individual rights and freedoms.
An Article V Convention of States is the best way for us to take back control of our government and restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government. It would allow us to propose amendments to the Constitution that would limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, protect individual rights and freedoms, and restore the sovereignty of the states.
The process of calling a convention is a difficult one, but it is not impossible. We must first have 34 states to pass resolutions calling for the convention. This will take a lot of hard work and grassroots organizing, but I know that we can do it.
Once the 34 states have passed their resolutions, the convention can be called. The convention would be composed of delegates from each state, and they would be charged with proposing amendments to the Constitution. These amendments would then have to be ratified by 38 states before they would become part of the Constitution.
I know that some people are afraid of the idea of a convention, but I believe that we can trust the American people to come together and do what is best for our country. We have done it before, and we can do it again.
I urge you to join me in this effort. Let us take back control of our government and restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government. Together, we can make America great again.
80% correct, yet 100% gibberish, no matter whose style
The Apportionment Act we’re under dates to 1941. It is called the “Method of Equal Proportions,” although a better name for it would be the “Method of Minimum Variance.”
Many years prior (1880, maybe?), a statistician discovered that Alabama was entitled to fewer seats with a House size of 300 than it would get with a House size of 299 (7 vs. 8, I think.) with the Apportionment method used at the time.
The problem was called “The Alabama Paradox.”
The method of Equal Proportions does not suffer from the Alabama Paradox.
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