It’s About YOU!
I’ve come to the conclusion that the vast majority of the critical problems we face in the United States — economic, societal and ecological — can be traced back to two basic bodies: We, the people and a very, VERY tiny subset, the U.S. Congress. Oddly, the existence of the problem with the subset can be tied to the issues with the parent. But let me touch on the subset first. — The Congress Our Congress is supposedly comprised of elected representatives of the populace, endowed with certain powers to fulfill various responsibilities. It is the heart of the Legislative Branch of the federal government, one of the three key foundational groups establishing the checks and balances of our government. As such, the expectation was that it would exercise its powers to limit the other two branches’ potential for abuse, while in turn, being limited by them.