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Letter: Congress is out of control

Congress is out of control and running rampant. They regularly pass legislation that serves only their self-interest, they bow to special interests, they receive money and “gifts” from lobbyists (payoffs) and they answer to no one. Imagine passing a bill that allows you to invest based on knowledge of upcoming legislation that will virtually guarantee your investment will grow. Give yourself a raise, increase your stipend for travel, housing and food without oversight, pull federal marshals off one flight so you can have more personal protection when you're not even performing an official duty...