After massive corporate lobbying, the House voted to keep funding for a plane engine the Pentagon doesn't need and the White House doesn't want even as the Senate voted for an almost $60 billion war funding bill but stripped $24 billion in health insurance subsidies to the unemployed. Some days are harder than others.
"All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice
must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will
exert upon events in the political field." – Albert Einstein