We pointed out that condition and status recently.
We always have some corruption, but what separates adult nations from banana republics is the degree of corruption, and the capacity to appropriately respond to it.
Those we elect seem to have lost the will and the capacity to fully respond to it. Either that or they are not the real sources of power. There could be a shadow government.
We must develop an investigative strategy that will at least let us know which it is ... so we may treat the exact disease we need to treat ... with the exact medicine we need to treat it with.
Our motto is "We the people", their motto is "wee the people".
The next post in this series is here.