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May God help you— Congress isn’t going to

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Part of the problem is ideological

The parties’ basic beliefs are keeping them from reaching an agreement. The Democrats believe that individual outcomes are heavily influenced by social and cultural environments. According to that line of thinking, winning at the game of life relies heavily on the hand you were dealt.

Part of it is systemic

The two halves of Congress haggle like merchants at a flea market.

God help us — Congress isn’t going to

What would it be like if our elected officials came together and figured out what would truly serve the populace instead of haggling over the ideological dregs in their respective swamps? Trump was right that Washington is a swamp; he was just wrong about draining it. Instead, he dove right in.

Retired psychotherapist who loves a good story.

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