Congress squabbles but the present system just can't relieve or solve the problem -- because the debt money system itself is the problem!
There are those on the Right who debase the currency of that four-letter word -- "evil" -- by using it against anyone who disagrees with them. But what word do you apply to people who deny food to hungry families, voting rights to minorities, or a chance for self-advancement to hard-working students from lower-income homes?
The sequester is a Republican-demanded house of mirrors reducing national security while creating the illusion of short term saving by creating longer term, larger and more expensive debt. Troops and their families suffer at all levels.
Broadly speaking, policymakers should acknowledge that our growing debt is a serious threat to the economic well-being and security of our country. It is urgent that we put in place a plan to stabilize the debt as a share of the economy and put it on a downward path.