It’s About Time

Embed from Getty Images

 

The 1 trillion dollar Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill passed the US House yesterday, 88 days after the US Senate approved it (on 10 Aug 2021). The infrastructure bill will modernize, among others, roads, bridges, and broadband. So this is a much needed shot in the arms and good news for all.

The fact that such popular bill took the House Democrats 88 days to pass it is inexcusable and emblematic of the problem within the Party. As it is, the bill was opposed by 6 progressive Democrats who felt betrayed by not having the companion bill, the Build Back Better Act, which funds social programs and climate action,voted the same time.

Had it not for the wake up call from the election results earlier in the week, the Dems would still be tangled up in its intraparty politics. But even a child knows “a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.”  Better to have something than nothing. 

Do you think the outliers like Senators Joe Manchin (D-W Va) and Krystin Sinema (D-AZ) could appreciate that? Or do they have ulterior motives that eclipse the logic? Either way, We will find out soon enough.

What do yo think is the likelihood of the Build Back Better Act will pass? 

 

This entry was posted in awareness, Politics, social, value and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Have You Got a Buddha Moment?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s