The one and only thing that was good about yesterday’s vote in the U.S. House on the debt limit was that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., made a surprise showing in the House chamber to cast her vote. Giffords had been absent from the House since January after being shot in the head. Thank God she is well enough to return to the House.
That was the one good thing.
The bill, the final product, those in leadership working on the bill, and most of the elected folks in the House, the Senate, and the White House have all terribly disappointed most of the citizens in this country the last few weeks. That disappointment reached the zenith yesterday evening and will continue today with the senate vote. Continue reading