February 8, 2014

Congress: Racist And Obstructionist

"Ryan continued, “We have an increasingly lawless presidency where he is actually doing the job of Congress, writing policies and new laws without going through Congress. Presidents don’t write laws, Congress does.”", A Pen, a Phone and a Meme, New York Times, February 7, 2014

Someone must make laws. Certainly Congress isn't. They cannot even increase the debt ceiling without consternation. The reason is simple. If they have a choice of crafting laws or blocking the president at every step, they chose blocking the Executive Branch of government from doing its job.

Congress forgot! Their job is not to block the president to gain power. Their job is to work with the president lo do what is in the best interest of the country.

Their problem has two prongs. First, some of them are outright racist; not many but enough. This is sad but it will not change until the make up of Congress changes. Secondly, and more importantly, they look at their responsibility as a vocation instead of an advocation..
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