Democracy and Power 116: The Citizen’s Vote

The national budget must be balanced. The public debt must be reduced; the arrogance of the authorities must be moderated and controlled. Payments to foreign governments must be reduced. If the nation doesn’t want to go bankrupt, people must again learn to work, instead of living on public assistance. —attributed to Marcus Tullius Cicero, 55 BC

The American voter has a single vote to choose a person to represent them in Congress, the Senate and the Presidency. We the People have no vote on policy.

With the growth of the federal government, it is imperative for citizens to understand our political process. Only through appreciation of our government, can We the People begin to seek a means of beneficially controlling the power of government