This stalemated state of affairs dashes any hope that our elected leaders can pull together for the good of the county.
How is it that Congress can so easily spend a trillion dollars on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — doing little more than crippling the economy — yet ignore the longtime crisis brewing on its home turf? To our dismay, politics continues to trump problem-solving.
Throughout the world, Americans are known for our ingenuity and pioneering innovations, yet in Washington, D.C., we find ourselves unable to put solutions to work. It’s a sad day in America.