Political Gridlock in the U.S.
Ken Kastle is a parishioner with me at our church St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Abington, PA. He writes a blog called “Looking at Things Through My Eyes.” Mr. Kastle has had a long career in education and often views his politics as I do, so I often find his blog posts compelling. Below is one of the posts to his blog, enjoy!
For some not discernible reason, the party that lost the presidential election last month has picked up right where it left off. The name of the game is “Just Say No,” and “Obfuscate, Obfuscate, Obfuscate.”
How long will the voting public allow the obfuscators to hold up any solution to the so-called “fiscal cliff” without offering any constructive alternatives to the plan put forth by President Obama.
The presidential and congressional elections last month revealed that a clear majority of Americans want both parties to work together to come up with solutions that benefit everyone. But, no, Boehner and Mitchell and their sheep keep looking for a resolution that consists of draconian cuts to the social and economic safety net and a maintaining of the low tax rates for the country’s most wealthy, solutions that make absolutely no sense to a thinking person.
I did some research on tax rates over the last 50…
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