Reforming Out-of-Control Government


US government is financially out-of-control, but TransGov has a strategy to fix this.

The Problem

Government is not financially accountable to Citizens. America's Constitution was designed to let US voters control government. But because today voters don't receive useful information about how politicians spend our money, we citizens can no longer be a check and balance over our political leaders. The sad result today is massively wasteful and inefficient government. If voters had information to apply public pressure to make government financially accountable to us, we would become empowered to compel government that provides better services to us at lower tax cost.

The Solution

The solution to make government accountable already exists. Eighty-one years ago corporations were not accountable to their shareholders. In 1934 Americans believed this problem had caused the 1929 stock market crash, and demanded a solution. Under public pressure, in 1934 Congress fixed the problem almost overnight by making corporations report to shareholders under standardized "Generally Accepted Accounting Principles" (GAAP) Today citizens can pressure Congress to make government accountable under those same proven GAAP principles.

The Strategy

TransGov's strategy is to create the same public pressure that forced Congress to make corporations accountable in 1934. To do this we will leverage social media, volunteers, petitions, and donations to create this movement. We will also coordinate legislation to pressure government to be accountable us under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

(For more information, seeĀ How to Make Government Financially Accountable.)