We could all probably agree that politicians are natural born liars who promise the world but deliver very little. We could all probably agree that
politicians start off in office as good people but ultimately become power hungry.We could all probably even agree that some politicians have good
solutions to the woes that our country is experiencing at this very moment.
Where we usually disagree is the solution and which solution is the best. And of course, the division about which party has the best answers also
leads to disagreement. BUT really, why do we put so much faith that politicians will save the day? Why do we put so much effort into voting and
getting out the vote only to receive more of the same in the end?
It could probably be argued that politicians have created more problems than they have ever solved. There is a whole list of problems that we are
facing and Congress is merely kicking the can down the road or just yacking about it. They can attend all kind of fundraisers, talk on tv all day,
spend taxpayers money on all kinds of trips. You would think that coming off of an election, many of these Congressmen and women who won election
would be fighting hard to implement the zillions solutions they had to offer prior to being elected instead.
Take education for example:
Who is really responsible for the failure of our school system? Teachers, administrators, parents? I am sure there is plenty of blame to go around,
but the main culprits seem to be the politicians who dictate the terms on how our educational system should be modeled and financed. Yet, they have
the audacity to scream about the failure of our schools and do very little to change the course.
What about math and sciences. More screaming from politicians about these areas as well.
America’s K-12 and post-secondary education systems are failing in their mission to prepare our nation’s children and young adults in science,
technology, engineering and math, the STEM fields. And it is a national disaster in the making. -
Notice the irony when politicians point out Americans weakness in math and science. The same politicians who have racked up a huge debt (math), can't
balance a budget(math), and basically reduce NASA from first class to coach (science).
Should we continue to give out jobs to foreigners just because politicians think it is the best option? I have nothing against foreigners. I think
every country should make an effort to produce the brightest people in every profession.
A bipartisan group of senators Tuesday proposed a bill to increase visas for immigrants with college degrees in math and science who want to work
I could point out many more issues and examples, but I know I don't need to. The problems are more than apparent. I love my country and have faith
that given the right opportunity many of my fellow Americans could excel in these fields and would be more than glad to fill up these positions. I
know America can be great again. I know Americans can overcome obstacles. But all bets are off if have to keep depending on politicians who choose
party over compromise, choose money (lobbyist) over ordinary voters.
Don't count on the politicians to save the day!!!!!!