Reblogged from bryarly (Originally from fandoms-are-my-one-true-love)
Congress can impeach and remove its own members, which is pretty rare because a congressperson has to actually do something really contrary to law or the chamber rules to get kicked out. They can also be censured by their chamber (in which they lose all their committee chair positions but still keep their seat) or be formally reprimanded for bad behavior.
It’s really up to the constituents (the people they represent) to kick their Congresspeople out if they’re not doing their job. It’s unfortunate because so many people focus on voting for high offices like the President that they forget that it’s Congress that are the major policy-makers of the country.
I went shopping for some clothes today. At one point a dress looked so horrible I starting laughing in the fitting room. Whoever thought large color panels right across the boob line would look awesome on everyone was clearly mistaken.
For all of last week, I worked hard to live on the budget of a minimum wage worker. That meant I had $77 to spend on food, transportation, activities and other personal expenses for the week. I didn’t make it. Most mornings started with eggs and toast, bought last Sunday during a grocery trip costing more than $15. Lunches were normally leftovers,…
BREAKING: LIVING ON THE MINIMUM WAGE IS HARD.
BREAKING: WEALTHY MAN DISCOVERS MONEY IS USEFUL
BREAKING: GETTING SICK IS A LUXURY
Honestly, he complains about walking one mile one time. Seriously? And egg and toast for breakfast…no wonder he broke his budget.