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Its The People, Not Congress That Promote Disfunction.

Its The People, Not Congress That Promote Disfunction.

The US Congress approval rating is extremely low.  As of August 28th 2013 the approval ranking was measured to be 15%.  The real, unmentioned, story is that the people at home who voted these congress people into office are really to blame.  It is the people in the heart land of the United States, the red states that seem to be rather dim for a whole host of reasons.  The oligarchs use of political action groups like the Tea Party…

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Congressional Committee Reform

Congressional Committee Reform

Watching Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the United States Federal Reserve, testify before a congressional committee, February 10, 2009, the proceedings raised some concern as to the mechanics of conducting the meeting.  Each committee member is allowed to ask questions within a set amount of time, I believe 5 minutes.  Just about all the questions were pretty darn good and right on target.  At times it seemed each committee member was in competition for achieving that…

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