July 2006

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Making sausage

by Bill Good
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Recently, in his column for Newsweek magazine, political commentator George Will reported that 22 percent of Americans give the current Congress a favorable rating. Will asks: "Who are those 22 percent?"

It's easy to be cynical when we watch Congress at work. And it's tempting to conclude the legislative process is so convoluted we shouldn't even bother being involved. Although tempting, that conclusion is dead wrong.

Whether we like how it's gotten there, Congress—in the first half of this year alone—has:

  • Extended a capital-gains tax reduction that is at least partly responsible for recent economic growth
  • Debated immigration reform, which will affect the lives of at least 12 million people and livelihoods of every employer in the U.S.
  • Come close to establishing a platform for associations to offer health insurance programs to members—with resulting cost...

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