Unlock Congress: Reform the Rules ~ Restore the System
Language: English | AZW3 / EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0984991980 | 2015 | 328 pages | 2 MB / 0.9 MB / 2 MB
The American people are disgusted with the U.S. Congress. In 2014, public approval of the "first branch" of government reached a forty-year low, its popularity ranking well below Nixon during the Watergate years and BP during the oil spill. Congress is producing legislation at a historically anemic rate, while many of the nation's most immediate problems fester. Those are the facts. The fiction? The notion that we can't do anything about it. Two-and-a-quarter centuries ago, the U.S. Constitution assigned various powers and obligations to our legislative branch – a written warranty calling on our elected representatives to "promote the general welfare."