Can't we just turn Congress off and then turn it back on again?
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.
."He was guilty of a litany of crimes too"
He is only guilty of the crimes he has been found guilty of,
(moving corporate donated money to local political races)
His methodology of moving the money(by check) was not illegal in 2002, when the activity occurred,
It was made illegal in 2005.
Well now, hold on a minute....If the thing he was convicted of was legal at the point in time that it occurred, but then years later charges brought, and conviction rendered on something that wasn't illegal at the time it happened, then something is terribly wrong here.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville