Now that the 2013 is here, what do we expect
Now that we all made it through the Dec. 21 deadline, and the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is behind us, what can we expect in the year 2013?
I am hopeful that Congress and the President can get along well enough to pass some meaningful legislation and help turn our country around. We have chipped away at Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid; lost our way in the fight to educate our children; and have even lost the true meaning of the word bipartisanship. Unless something drastic happens, I fear small business owners, like many of us here in Haywood County, will suffer the after-effects of a Washington that can’t help us get the economy turned around. We are counting on them — both Republican and Democrat.
Closer to home, we have a Republican Governor who says he wants to ...