Originally posted by Common Good
November can not come soon enough.
::hits the ejection button::
And do you REALLY
think who is a candidate then will actually make a, wee, as OBAMA
put it, "a change"?
Unless this country realizes that we have to get all the "incumbents", the politicians in Congress, that have been running this country for 10, 20,
or more years, the ones who have been in BED with the LOBBYISTS for, hell, their whole damn political lives in Washington, this country will never
Wanna see something scary?
Just look how long some of ou "REPRESENTATIVES
have actually been CONTROLLING
(PS, Theirs TOO
many to list or to put on this post, so please check it out!)
List of members of the United States Congress
by longevity of service
There's something wrong with our system that lets people stay in power this long in our government.
I say 2-3 terms in Congress and your done!
And I'm sure our "founding fathers", if they realized how long some people have been in Congress, would agree!
don't think our "forefathers", the ones who wrote our Constitution, the ones who, were BRAVE
enough to fight for
their freedom back then, [EVER
figured that, after they wrote the US Constitution, that their country would EVER
have people in Congress this long!
They were worried about a president having too much power, they never even thought about, or envisioned somebody in Congress staying there too long
and, how shall I say it, making too many friends, (read that as lobbyists).
Now, it's like, "We the People", have no say in anything these "CAREER
Politicians do, in "OUR" name!
[edit on 8/30/2010 by Keyhole]