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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 05:53 PM

The US does have a spending problem, we have Congressional members obstructing instead

Of governing and we spend money on their salaries which is being wasted. They are non performers and don't deserve a dime until they learn to governor. It is like a bunch of kids throwing temper tantrums.

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Reply The US does have a spending problem, we have Congressional members obstructing instead (Original post)
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yaakov.eban Feb 2013 #1

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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 07:06 PM

1. You have a Democratic deficit.

It's important to remember that in America you live in a "republic and not a democracy"-- as the lunatic fringe so emphatically points out. Democracy isn't about electing, with little actual knowledge, a select minority of people to govern over your nation. It is supposed to be about creating a system of self-governance and accountability that allow for the greatest possible level of participation while at the same time remaining efficient and respectful of the rights of minorities. The very presence of money in politics corrupts any ostensibly democratic system almost immediately. What you are left with is the best government money can buy.

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