Awesome video here featuring Columbia University Professor Jeffrey Sachs.
Our government's failure to look at the big picture is setting us up for a horrific downward spiral.
Your average Washington politician acts like a child with ADD as they obsess about whats happening 10 minutes from now instead of focusing on whats important.
These people need to stop sweating the "small stuff" and start facing serious issues like the deficit that threaten our way of life.
Remember this when you are at the polls next week folks. Our current politicians have failed us on both sides of the aisle.
We need legislators who are willing to make tough unpopular decisions. We need leaders who will do the right thing even if it puts them at risk of getting voted out of office.
The backroom dealings with special interest groups that Jeffrey describes below need to stop immediately because Rome is burning all around these clowns and for whatever reason they can't see it.
We need a major fiscal overhaul before we blow ourselves up. It's going to hurt but it MUST be done: