No Labels, A national grassroots movement of hundreds of thousands of Republicans, Democrats and independents dedicated to a new politics of problem solving, is hosting its Meeting to Make America Work!,
At the time when the county did not have the necessary funds the decision-makers took steps to reduce their pay. Things are better now and Barth says the choice to increase salaries for the Commissioners is the right one.
U.S. Sen. John Thune says he's frustrated that it's taking lawmakers so long to inch toward a deal before the so-called "fiscal cliff" prompts a variety of tax hikes in the new year, but he's still hopeful.
The top Senate negotiators on the effort to prevent the government from going over the "fiscal cliff" offered a pessimistic assessment Sunday barely 24 hours before a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every worker.
At least publicly, there's no hint of progress in efforts to avoid the "fiscal cliff" -- with Republicans demanding that the White House outline specific spending cuts, and the White House saying it's already done so.
I'm the first to admit that I would make a lousy diplomat, and I wouldn't be much of a negotiator, either. But are we going to go off the fiscal cliff? And if we are, why? President Obama and Congress are supposed to be doing something about it, and it's not getting done...