For several months, if not years, United States citizens have felt extremely disenfranchised and blatantly ignored by a great majority of the people that they elect to represent them. However, this all came to a head in September of 2008, when it was announced that the financial giant, Lehman Brothers, was going under.
Subsequently, a domino effect began taken place, and the federal government, despite the will of the vast majority of citizens, took us down a reckless path of bailouts, and extraordinary, unprecedented amounts of government spending; all while so many companies were laying off, and people began loosing their homes, in record numbers.
Finally, after several months of the citizen pleas, and failed attempts to communicate with Congress, to simply ask them to please, slow down, it now appears to be coming to a head.
At last, The Congress, “Let them eat cake” attitude, appears to be catching up to them, as they are now back in their home districts, and meeting face to face with their constituents. And for all the members of Congress that have failed to listen to, or care about their constituents, I say, “Let them eat cake”!
The below clips are from a series of town hall meetings that have been taken place around the country, in the month of August, 2009: