Thrust, parry, reposte

Congressmen have had much to say and have vocalized a bunch of "well, if I" statements.

Now the decision to act or not to act is going to be in their hands.

Will congress wait until September 9 when their vacations end, or will they rush back to Washington to make a decision sooner?

The cynic in me wonders how this will be connected to Obamacare. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on