Is It Time for Some Congressional New Year’s Resolutions?

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‘Dr. Merrill Matthews of the Institute for Policy Innovation says yes, before Congress bankrupts the country.’

It’s time once again to encourage Congress to make some New Year’s resolutions.


First, with the national debt limit being pushed up to about $14 trillion and no end in sight, members of Congress must resolve to get federal spending under control.

The second resolution should be a commitment to more bipartisanship. This is the most partisan and polarized administration in recent history, barely able to get one or two Republicans to vote for a bill.

Third, Congress needs to be more transparent. Democrats are ramming through major legislation without letting Republicans or the public even see the bill, much less read it, until they’re ready to pass it.

Folks, this is no way to run a country. Without these resolutions Congress may face a revolution.