Congress Passes Too Much Acquisition Legislation in The Wifcon Blog A blog by bob7947 Posted January 3 · Report reply Members of Congress see things that confuse or annoy them and want those things to go away. They can act in only two ways: pontificate and legislate. The two things go together. Otherwise, they are impotent. They do what they can do. That's the way the Constitution set things up. Government in the U.S. is not supposed to work well.