California’s Fair Political Practices Commission has announced a fine of $1 million against the apparently ironically named Americans for Responsible Leadership. The violation was an illegal political contribution of $11 million. This just highlights the seemingly intractable problem of money corrupting our system of government.
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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!