For the second time in as many weeks, the Republican Party in Congress has blinked in a standoff with the White House over fiscal matters that threaten the economy of the United States.
With one month to go before we reach the fiscal cliff, Republicans are going to have to figure out how to do something serious for a change instead of grandstanding and avoiding specifics.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
As South Florida continues to battle record unemployment, especially in Miami-Dade County, Congressional Republicans continue flirting with having the U.S. default on its debt.