Fire Congress takes a lighthearted approach to serious political discourse by providing a non-partisan public forum to discuss the need for Americans to "fire" Congress, turn the country's political environment upside down, and improve the opportunities for the 99%.
Fire Congress encourages voters to look beyond Democrat and Republican, conservative and liberal, and the normal political divides. For those fed up with our current government, its polarization, the name-calling and mudslinging, and its inability to compromise, this is a site to share views and effect significant change!
Oh, Congress. You never fail to astound. According to a new Gallup poll, people’s confidence in Congress’ has hit a new all-time low: 7%. That’s down three points from a dismal 10% last year. To put that disturbing 7% figure into an even more frightening perspective… *Going to jobs that we hate is way more […]
I try not to drag public figures’ families into the news. Some spouses, children, and other family members don’t crave the spotlight. More importantly, spotlighting them can become privacy and safety issues. But when family members insist on becoming the news, that’s an entirely different matter. Witness two sons of Arizona senator Jeff Flake, representing […]
Sarah Despres — who served as counsel for the Democratic staff of the House Government Reform Committee working on public health issues — writes “measles is back.” You read that correctly. “Just this month,” the former Henry Waxman staffer reports, “the CDC reported more cases in the country in the first six months of 2014 […]