If you have read my blogs, you probably know that I didn't vote for the party that is currently in charge of the US House of Representatives. I can, however, respect that the people who voted them in power did so for good reasons. They weren't happy with the direction of the country and wanted to see government do more about unemployment, the budget deficit and political gridlock in Washington.
I don't think that the voters responsible for the power-shift wanted to see Congress move on issues like repealing environmental regulation, illegalizing abortion sweetheart deals for the energy lobby.
Instead, they probably wanted to see something more like this: