Why can't Republicans and Democrats come together to solve our nation's problems

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  1. yeagerinvestments profile image84
    yeagerinvestmentsposted 7 years ago

    Why can't Republicans and Democrats come together to solve our nation's problems?

    I feel like this is the worst it's ever been.

  2. lburmaster profile image84
    lburmasterposted 7 years ago

    Because we don't agree. The differences in our beliefs of how things should be run cannot become even because of the dramatic changes each side would create.

  3. Credence2 profile image79
    Credence2posted 7 years ago

    "I feel like this is the worse its ever been"

    It is

    We have to look as to which group has been the least willing to compromise as this is the foundation of getting on with the 'peoples business and has been the hallmark of the institution (Congress) since its founding until now. I still say that the vast majority of the reisistance to compromise is coming from the GOP, that in itself will figure prominently as to who I vote for next fall.

    1. Attikos profile image74
      Attikosposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Please forgive this criticism, but such partisan blamelaying is an example of the problem, not a solution.

  4. Attikos profile image74
    Attikosposted 7 years ago

    Do you really think they have any solutions? I don't.

  5. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image99
    TIMETRAVELER2posted 7 years ago

    They don't want to!  They'd rather feed their egos than take care of the country...it's disgusting.

  6. KK Trainor profile image60
    KK Trainorposted 7 years ago

    This may be the worst in your lifetime, but it's definitely not the worst it's ever been. The system is set up so that the two sides present their cases and then there is either compromise or stalemate. Otherwise why even have a Congress? It may seem like we're not being represented, but in fact there are constituents out there who support what their representatives are doing. Maybe it's not what you want, but it is what some want. Frustrating yes, but that's the way our system works and we just have to either sit back and watch or run for Congress and make a difference.

    1. yeagerinvestments profile image84
      yeagerinvestmentsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Setting any specific issues aside, the fact that these two parties can't even agree to disagree is unsettling. I appreciate your comment.

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