The amount of money spent on politics each election cycle is truly staggering. The sad part is, while ordinary Americans are restricted in what they can contribute, rich corporations find ways to skirt the law, or even stealthily break it. That $11 million donation is proof of a corrupt, broken system where elections go to the biggest spender and politicians, therefore, do what they have to do to get the money rolling in.
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China is using our ailing economic condition to their benefit. While jobs here in the United States continue to be lost and our trade deficits and national debt continue to rise, China is booming.
Last week, President Barack Obama addressed the American people to explain his actions and goals with respect to the crisis in Syria. His impending missile strike had already run into resistance with the American public before Russia suggested Assad turn over his chemical weapons to the international community.
The United States is broke, plain and simple. We borrow too much, and a lot of the borrowing goes to wasteful programs that don’t help the average American. Our creditors are breathing down our necks, our unemployment rate is 23% and our infrastructure is crumbling. It is time to pull back, get a grip on the situation and make some important changes. Instead, President Barack Obama looks poised to embark on another military conflict!