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Ethics Reform

trinettec

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Here is just a thought that I had. I've heard a lot of talk about reforming the ethics rules in Congress. How about they do away with the members of the Ethics Committee and replace them with just plain ordinary citizens from the accused Congresspersons district.
 

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hmm. didnt republicans come up with the idea first? if so, and the dean of my college said so, and he's a democrat, why did they get all of the attention for it?
 

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trinettec said:
Here is just a thought that I had. I've heard a lot of talk about reforming the ethics rules in Congress. How about they do away with the members of the Ethics Committee and replace them with just plain ordinary citizens from the accused Congresspersons district.
The first reason that I see is that because there already is such a mechanism in place. Election.

However I don't see any other way to catch these corrupt scum if there is no branch of government that has the independent power to prosecute these crooks.
Shouldn't there be some department within the Justice department independent of the other two branches that does something like this? Or is there?
 
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