Monday, December 31, 2012

Happy New Year! (Still Alive, but barely!)


On the whole, this has not been a pleasant year. We suffered through probably the worst election possible, with our country divided more than ever. We are now narrowly averting the ramifications of the fiscal cliff - but with the next battle concerning the debt limit coming in February. The Doc Fix, the Farm Bill, unemployment extensions; every single easy piece of legislation has been delayed to the breaking point. While both sides are part of the problem, the obstruction and hostage-taking on the GOP side has been sickening. Mark my words - the GOP are going to damage this country with another Debt Ceiling debate (we already lost our AAA credit rating. We might loose the second A this time.)

So, wearily and with the faintest of optimism - here's to a New Year!

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