Anakin And Padmé Discuss Government (Attack Of The Clones)

Anakin and Padmé are having a discussion of democracy vs. authoritarian ruling. Padmé, a public servant, asks Anakin why he doesn’t like politicians. They both agree that the politicians need to “sit down and discuss the problem, agree what’s in the best interest of all the people, and then do it.” Padmé explains that sometimesContinue reading “Anakin And Padmé Discuss Government (Attack Of The Clones)”

Palpatine Takes Over Government (Revenge Of The Sith)

Palpatine is explaining that the Jedi have a plan to take over the government and that he announces that the Republic will be reorganized as the Galactic Empire. As Palpatine takes over the government, Padme states “this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause.” Historically, strong governments have relied on democracy and free market asContinue reading “Palpatine Takes Over Government (Revenge Of The Sith)”

Padmé and Palpatine Discuss Bureaucratic Failure (The Phantom Menace)

Padmé Amidala and Palpatine discuss the concerns over the bureaucrats. Bureaucrats are government officials, who cause inefficiencies, known as Bureaucratic Failure. A corrupt bureaucrat does not want to take action because they are on the payroll of another organization; however, Bureaucrats don’t need to be corrupt to be inefficient. This is often due to aContinue reading “Padmé and Palpatine Discuss Bureaucratic Failure (The Phantom Menace)”

R2-D2 Faces Discrimination (Attack Of The Clones)

Anakin, Padme and R2-D2 are on a ship in the cafeteria area, when R2 goes to the foodservice area to get food for Padme. R2 is told by another Droid, who is serving the food, that there are “no Droids!” allowed to get food. This is an example of discrimination that some individuals have facedContinue reading “R2-D2 Faces Discrimination (Attack Of The Clones)”

Character Profile: Padmé Amidala

Padmé Amidala is the queen of Naboo and makes appearances in “The Phantom Menace,” “Attack of the Clones,” “Revenge of the Sith,” “The Clone Wars,” as well as multiple television series. Aliases: Queen Amidala of Naboo, Senator Amidala Padmé is the wife of Anakin Skywalker and mother to Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa. After herContinue reading “Character Profile: Padmé Amidala”