Over the past forty years, power, money and greed have corrupted our elected government officials at every level. What’s most alarming is that the blatant corruption running rampant in Washington is actually being tolerated by the American people. Unfortunately, members of both parties act as if their jobs are nothing more than a big political game. They’re so focused on insulting the other side and getting their own agendas passed that they forget who they’re supposed to be working for: the United States public.
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U.S. citizens shouldn’t have to question whether or not the food they buy from their local grocery store is safe to eat, but that is the current state of things. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 48 million people suffer from food-borne illnesses each year in the United States.
The government shutdown may look like only a small blip on our national radar if the debt ceiling debate is allowed to spiral out of control in Washington in the coming weeks. The debt ceiling is not an issue that should be debated. It is a matter of responsibility, not ideology.