Congressional Lies Threaten America’s Democracy And Social Fabric

A democratic system can withstand political differences and vigorous debate and emerge even stronger. But transparent and premeditated lies by elected le...

A democratic system can withstand political differences and vigorous debate and emerge even stronger. But transparent and premeditated lies by elected leaders for personal gains and for the enrichment of benefactors, the propagation of those lies by a pliant media along with a tainted ballot box, which is designed to be a check on such abuses (gerrymandering) to circumvent democratic accountability, is but a small step away from authoritarianism.Today, the Republican Party is trying to ram th...