.... congress orders them built, anyway. But what's another half billion or so? The Link Our system is broken. It's no longer a question of what policy is best but what group contributes what amount to which congressmen. All of us, Republicans and Democrats and Libertarians alike, need to work to dismantle the current system. The needed change cannot come from within. Money is corrosive. We need to demand a) term limits b) publicly funded elections with private donations limited to individuals and relatively small amounts.