You'll never reach a solution for a given problem that pleases everyone.
Originally Posted by megaprogman
One of the problems is that people try anyway.
Thus, we get bills with “pork”.
I’d much rather something like this:
- Politician makes proposal.
- Political body politician is a member of votes on proposal.
- If accepted, pass to other body (using Congress as example here, this would be from Senate to House, or opposite).
- If rejected, either cease efforts in that direction or rewrite and re-propose.
Only the politician who proposes bill may make changes, and none of the changes may address anything other than the central aspect of the bill. Further, none of the changes may specifically address an area of the country as separate from another (replace country with state or local area as needed).
Now, obviously, this is just a half-formed idea at the moment.
But I dislike the way most if not all things are handled in the current system, in all areas.
Far too many openings for corruption, stupidity, etc.
Said dislike prompted this thought(s).