Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from November, 2013

The Government Shutdown - Did The TEA Party Go Too Far?

I know this is a bit after the fact but a few people have asked my opinion on the government shutdown.  My opinion is this, it shouldn't have happened.  Our country was built on compromise and mutual respect and I vehemently disagree with those who think it's OK to hold the whole government hostage because they don't like what others did.  If they had the votes to change it, that would be different, but they didn't and they weren't willing to accept that democracy means you don't always get your way.

Before we go any further and before I get ripped apart for being a liberal or a RINO or something else, let me explain the basis for my feelings:
I don't agree with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and I think it will do more harm than good.I don't believe that "the ends justifies the means" - just because you feel you're right doesn't mean any action you take to support that is right/justified.I do believe in the concept of karma - the …