So this is what Polinav is about. About giving a voice to the voiceless. About giving everyone an opportunity to succeed. To change the narrative from “you didn’t try hard enough” to “try”.
“In a perfectly moral society, of course, lobbying & Congress could work hand in hand, but there’s just too many opportunities where personal gain can take precedence over the good of the people. It’s also one of those situations where representatives can rationalize giving in to corporations by how little they’re giving up; but the problem becomes how much in aggregate it affects the whole system.”Read more "Should former Congress members be prohibited from lobbying Congress? (HR1740)"
“What we need are things like One Subject at a Time Act (a single bill can only be about one topic) and enough time for their staff to look at the bill, so they can tell the Congressperson what the bill is about and how it concerns their constituency. It’s just not practical for Congress to sit through readings & meaningless for them to verify that they’ve read the entire bill.”Read more "Should Congress have to read every bill before they vote on it? (S1571)"