Midwestern Mom's Musings

I may not have an advanced degree in finance, mathematics, business, law or political science, but I do possess some common sense.  And common sense says leaving your workplace for a long weekend is not the way to resolve any problems and get a task completed.

One of the first news stories I heard this morning was that Congress was in recess for a long weekend.  The next story said the president was supposed to sign the order to make severe cuts to federal workers’ pay and federal programs.

What drives me crazy about these stories and all the interviews that the senators, representatives and the president have been making for the last few days, is the fact that they have known this was coming for a long time!  And this isn’t the first, second or third time they have gotten themselves into a similar situation.  Remember the “Fiscal Cliff”…

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