Real Issues…

Published September 22, 2021 by Nan Mykel

 are not getting discussed enough

Keith (musings of an old fart)

writes that…

It amazes me how so much time can be spent on created wedge issues for political gain and so little on real ones.

The global (and US) water crisis and need for accelerated climate change action are key environmental issues per the World Economic Forum. And, the latter makes the former concern even worse. These are not future problems as they are harming us now.

Investing in deteriorated infrastructure while also reducing the US deficit and debt are at odds, but both are needed. So we must be judicious with spending cuts and revenue increases, as both are needed to solve the math problem. And, too many of our infrastructure needs are ten years overdue.

And, we must stop this degradation of civil rights that were long fought for. Attacking the right to vote under the guise of staged and unproven election fraud claims is abhorrent in the eyes of this independent and former Republican (and Democrat) voter and should be in the eyes of more elected officials.

Nan says: My heart goes out to Biden for all the leftovers he is dealing with.

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