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The only "direct power" we have over the people we elect is the power to HIRE and FIRE them at will.
It's amazing how many people agree with Mark Twain. Congress rarely rises above an approval rating of 20% yet 80% or more of our representatives keep winning reelection. What's wrong with this picture? We all know what needs to be done so why don't we do it? Why can't we seem to do it?
It's simple. We rely on the people responsible for systemic corrution in our government to control and corrupt our e…