Time to negotiate is now, Congress
As Congress stumbles blindly in their “shutdown” phase, they might consider a lesson from the recent college football championship. Clemson succeeded because the played with the premise that, despite their individual backgrounds, if they shelved their egos, bonded as a team, pooled their talents and focused on a common goal, they could win.
Politicians – rather than uttering polemics and filtering every action through the lens of affiliations and the selfish desire for power — would serve us, the people, best by discarding their differences and working in unison toward workable solutions.
Our founding fathers had a Herculean task. They gave birth to the whole concept of democracy unified with