Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Government reopens (cartoon)

Wisdom Quarterly; Scott Hilburn (; Alan Fram, Donna Cassata (AP) 
Hooray? Partially closed government reopens...and US goes deeper into debt as the single party (with two wings) agrees with itself to raise its debt ceiling. Disaster averted?
Well, we got away with it. - Yeah, for now.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate leaders announced a last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day's end. The Dow Jones industrial average soared on the news... More

( "We're just kicking the problem down the road."

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