Congress: Please Stop Trying Not to Fix Things

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The Congressional GOP continue hostage taking aimed at deficit/debt reduction via the sequester at least until the next budgetary showdown/government shutdown threat due near the end of March 2013. The pattern has repeated itself ever since the Republicans took over the House after the 2010 midterm elections. A different name for the crisis is used in each reincarnation, but the result is the same. A last-minute soon-to-expire solution is reached to keep things going until the next deadline, which isn’t far off.

Despite winning re-election for the President in 2012, along with gains in both the House and the Senate, neither house of Congress is really controlled by the Democrats. Despite supposed reforms designed to streamline legislative action in the Senate, Republicans have shown no inclination to reduce their abuse of the filibuster, using it to delay the confirmation of a new Secretary of Defense until after an important NATO…

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