Something a little different from me

The two party system is broken.

“The Center for Responsive Politics estimates this election likely will cost $6 billion, shattering the previous record by more than $700 million, much of which is due to the massive increase in outside spending. “

SIX BILLION dollars spent this year on elections for jobs that, at best, pay 400k a year as in case of the president. A US Senator makes $174,000 a year yet the campaigns and outside donors of both Dems and Repubs for the MA. senate seat spent SEVENTY MILLION DOLLARS for that race. 

I have to wonder how many people went without medical care or a meal because corporations and political parties would rather waste money on advertising for a job only an idiot or a criminal would want instead of creating a job for people with that kind of money.

Six billion spent to get these jobs? Who is benefiting from this? It certainly isn’t you and me. Politics as a career needs to end, without career politicians money like this would be much better spent.

*edit*
The parties would much rather spend time, energy and money fighting each other than working together to solve the problems the US has. Politics makes me sick.

http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2012/10/2012-election-spending-will-reach-6.html

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