Do-Nothing Congress

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY AUGUST 7, 2017

         CONGRESS HAS GONE HOME. NORMALLY THIS WOULD BE SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE. IF THEY’RE NOT IN WASHINGTON THEY CAN’T DO DAMAGE. HONESTLY, HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU KNOW WHO THINK WE HAVE TOO FEW LAWS? IN REALITY, WE HAVE TOO MANY; TOO MANY THAT ARE OUTMODED AND UNNECESSARY AND TOO MANY OTHERS THAT ARE NOT BEING ENFORCED.

         WE’RE ABOUT TO GET ANOTHER DRAMA OVER THE DEBT CEILING, WHICH WILL, AS USUAL BE RAISED, SO CONGRESS CAN CONTINUE WASTING OUR MONEY.

         THIS SO-CALLED REPUBLICAN CONGRESS HAS DONE NOTHING – NOTHING – TO REPEAL OBAMACARE, TO REFORM THE TAX CODE, OR ANYTHING ELSE ONE MIGHT EXPECT FROM REPUBLICANS. PART OF THIS HAS TO DO WITH THE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S LOW APPROVAL RATING, WHICH IS UNDER 40 PERCENT ACCORDING TO ONE PRO-TRUMP POLLSTER. ANOTHER POLL SAYS CONGRESS HAS A 10 PERCENT APPROVAL RATING. ONE WONDERS HOW EVEN TEN PERCENT CAN APROVE THIS BUNCH.

         THE COUNTRY IS DIVIDED AND THAT IS REFLECTED BY THE MAKEUP OF CONGRESS. THE LEFT IS WORKING DAY AND NIGHT TO GET RID OF THE PRESIDENT, VIEWING HIM AS A THREAT TO THE ESTABLISHMENT.

         THE SOLUTION? ELECT MORE PRINCIPLED CONSERVATIVES. I’M CAL THOMAS IN WASHINGTON.