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Cheap Politicians

jjoseph618 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 5:13 PM
we need to regain that control the states had over there representatives that used to hold them accountable to the will of the people! not to vote for what went against the better good just for more power ! and hold them to account for their actions even if it means spending time in the gray bar hilton for stealing from the people or using their office to ask for money on the peoples time and dime
Now that the National Football League has apparently learned that it can be costly to hire cheap officials, perhaps the rest of us should learn the same lesson when it comes to government officials, whose bad calls can do a lot more damage.

What do we do when we want a better car, a better home or a better bottle of wine? We pay more for it. We definitely need a lot better crop of public officials. Yet we insist on paying flea market prices for people who will be spending trillions of tax dollars, not to mention making foreign policy that...