Okay Network faithful, another article on sequestration. We just cannot let up on our elected officials about this potentially (coming soon to a town near you!) 900 pound gorilla sitting quietly in the corner just biding his time to create havoc. We've got another opinion piece for you to read, this time from Bill Frenzel of the Brookings Institute. Read the article and then go to our sequestration action page and take action. We have made it super easy for you to do.
from the article...
- There are not a lot of issues of more critical importance in the 2012 elections than the fiscal cliff. It is the near-term manifestation of the U.S.'s debt/deficit problem, and its threatened $500 billion jolt to the economy could push the country into another recession unless Congress and the President act.
Yet this issue is seldom acknowledged and never dwelt upon in the U.S. presidential campaigns. It makes sense for candidates to stay "on message" and try to avoid direct answers to tough questions. But it does not make sense that the public and the press seem to care more about tax returns, or how many rounds of golf the candidates have played. The 900 pound gorilla stands quietly in the corner. People see it, but they take little notice.
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