In-Depth, Lengthy Congressional Hearings – A reasonable taxpayer expense or a waste of taxpayer dollars

  My point of view. Consider how much Congress has cost the American Taxpayer just in congressional hearings. Consider that Congress has wasted a lot of their DC time over the years on hearings instead of getting laws enacted or managing to maintain a constitutionally sound government. A look back shows a pretty startling fact about the congressional hearings on several key issues: House Select Committee on Assassinations, created in Sept. 1976 to investigate the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., lasted 30 months. Committee on Improper Activities in Labor-Management Relations, which looked into labor racketeering, was impaneled … Continue reading