Exactly whose job is it to keep tabs on our congress to make sure they do not steal from taxpayers?

I believe it's the public's job, OUR job! Why do people on here complain about corruption, but not realize they have the power to stop it?

Asked By: Bulk Vanderhuge - 2/24/2010
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Note that there is no recall provision in the Constitution. There is really no way to get rid of the crooks except by voting them out of office. Yet there are plenty of Americans who are fine with official corruption, as long as they get their freebies and pork in their districts. This is a disgraceful attitude, but... More
Answered By: Shovel Ready - 2/24/2010
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You make a good point. But how do we stop the politicians that get in when they run unopposed? I don't think Barney Frank had to beat anyone his entire career after his initial election? To clamp down on this we should have term limits on every seat... More
Answered By: Redjr01 - 2/24/2010
Yeah, time to vote all the crooks out and start over.
Answered By: Evil Independent - 2/24/2010
It is in the best interest of each voter to become informed on candidates and issues of Political Economy. Ambivalent citizens allow mismanagement of authority and resources. Seek the information necessary to make an accountable candidate better serve local, state, and national taxpayers... More
Answered By: ClaytonJ - 2/24/2010
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