I am so sick of it. Every businessperson I know is sick of it. Every taxpayer I know is sick of it. “It” is the political gridlock, posturing, cowardice, and selfishness which Congress has been exhibiting in supposedly trying to find a solution to the impending Fiscal Cliff.
This collective failure to find a compromise is costing the Country billions of dollars. Do they not realize this? Businesses will not hire or make investments in a climate of uncertainty. Government agencies and their contractors cannot plan for the future not knowing whether their programs will be funded. Investors will sit on the sidelines until they can quantify what their tax rates are. The economic recovery is stymied because overall confidence diminishes when things are uncertain.
Our elected representatives are certainly not looking out for Main Street, or Wall Street, or small business. What Congress needs…
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