Posted 5 years ago on Feb. 13, 2012, 10:39 a.m. EST by annewimsey
from Waterford, CT
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How about if we randomly [lottery?] appointed ordinary people to fill the Senate and House? There's ONE term of 4 years, you earn only your everyday salary [ the gov. makes up the shortfall so you can live in Washington.]
At the end of your term, you go back to your ordinary life and face your friends & family! Yes, we would get some drunks, sexual deviants, lazy/corrupt people, but HOW WOULD THAT BE DIFFERENT THAN WHAT WE HAVE NOW????? And we would save a ton of $$$ on campaigns, and gain some normal people, who know about using money properly, making decisions for a change.