The Washington Post had a story today about the “culture shock” taking place on Capitol Hill now that the U.S. House of Representatives is to start working five days a week next month.
“Keeping us up here eats away at families. Marriages suffer,” Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., who typically flies home on Thursdays and returns to Washington on Tuesdays, told the paper. “The Democrats could care less about families – that’s what this says.”
The ones back home waiting for solutions to affordable health care or a higher minimum wage or the outsourcing of jobs?
Or the ones that are overseas, fighting a war on terror, leaving behind spouses and children, moms and dads, some of them never to return?
Click here to read the article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/12/05/AR2006120501342.html