Spending cuts and the sequester

July 29 [Mon], 2013, 12:08
Congress has failed News coverage of the spending cuts mandated by the sequester will continue on into 2014,discount nike nfl jerseys, and perhaps longer. Each time an article appears about the effects of the sequester, it would be helpful to include a sidebar reminding readers of why this has come to be. Congress failed to act to reduce our nation’s deficit by thoughtfully and carefully cutting expenses and/or increasing tax revenue. A specially selected group of 12 experienced and accomplished lawmakers, six senators and six representatives comprised equally of both major parties, failed to agree on how to accomplish what most other Americans manage to do on a monthly basis. This news coverage sometimes takes on the tone of a sad joke: the beatings will continue until morale improves. Are we to understand that the sequester will continue until the economy improves? With the power of my vote,nike jerseys for women, I helped hire some of those people in Congress. With that same power, I will work to fire them, or replace them. Jeff Greek, Seattle