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Besides disconnected, power hungry, predatory, and exploitative. Many politicians see us constituents as mere pawns to their next career move. Politics is a game and another form of show business. Let the GAME PLAYING commence! Full steam ahead!
An excellent answer. Too many people depend on what they hear from the media, the pundits and comedians and do not do enough research themselves to understand the difficulty of reaching a consensus on any issue.
Certainly may, Buffalo Girl, the more answers the better. DON'T stop, WON'T stop, add....
Lone Star, this answer is not worthy of you. The public offers no consensus. They are being led down winding paths to nowhere. We were both around when the people voiced their views on civil rights--we saw change. People can rule, but it takes work.
very clever :)
Now, WHO can argue with that! This answer is so on target!
Then fix the problem. Vote for the right people. Write letters to editors. Write (not e-mail) congressmen. Don't tell me, tell them. Speak in specifics and not as if the end was near. There is a future awaiting us, but we have to work for it.
You have succinctly stated what Washington D.C. politics IS.Yes,these politicians view politicians as a game,career move,& a way to become a millionaire.My late father said it so well long ago that the reasons many people enter politics is to be
you added a hyphen Larry, so I say it's one word. I agree with your comments - it's amazing that each member of congress is set for life (financially) the day after they take office, so why make life so difficult for everyone else.