The whole sequestration mess is unnecessary and a total sideshow and distraction just to impose austerity on us, while giving more benefits to the billionaires. I applaud idealisticrebel for this wonderful post and hope that we can put a lot more pressure on Congress, the Supreme Court, and even my much beloved President Obama long before 2014 to get some REAL change started.
The change where We The People Matter More than Corporations, Billionaires and the money from them that keep our elected “servants” acting like their slaves. America may indeed be a LOT bigger than Egypt and Spain but I think if enough of us fill our public squares, and drown the internet and other media with our outcry against austerity and the whole mindset that drives it’s implementation, then we can push change sooner than waiting for the ballot box solution.
People are drinking poisoned *flammable* water from fracking, our whole downtown is so full of homeless people, regular people are AFRAID to walk around down there-but Congress can’t be bothered with old fashioned diplomacy and hard work?
Pass this on-read it, share it, discuss it-and then let’s DO something to show that Americans are not as well programmed and asleep as the Powers That Were like to think we are.
Well, right here in the United States of America, land of the people, for the people, and by the people, we have experienced a slap across our collective faces. Our Congress is made up of men and women who have been duly elected to the House and Senate to protect and ensure our best interests as we see them.
The elected officials we put into office have walked out. They just got up and all went back to their homes. Congress is now closed. “Gone Fishing”.I don’t know about any of you but I am highly annoyed.
When was the last time you have ever heard of anyone just walking away from their jobs and not performing their job descriptions? Have you ever done that and kept your job? Well this is what the man and women we elected to the House and Senate have done.
Someone in the press…
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