As Americans, We the People continue to be troubled by an array of problems facing our nation and the failure of the political system to address them with the public's interest in mind. Trust in our governing institutions has reached historic lows as Congress’ approval ratings sinks into the single digits. A recent poll conducted by Pew found that a significant portion of the US population believe that the current function of government is the most serious problem confronting the US. Furthermore they have concerns about the future and the ability of the government to address many problems confronting the nation and the world. The public’s voice is increasingly drowned out as political leaders become ever more dependent on a relatively small group of large donors, passionate ideologues and special interests. As a result, more and more Americans have been questioning if our political system (Tax) is rigged.
As a nation we the people are facing major challenges that our political representatives fail to address adequately: