Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Government Stalemante

        Today’s prompt: It’s all bills, bills, bills. That’s my only answer now.

        Senator Talcott settled back in his leather office chair and rubbed his eyes. Legalese gave him a headache. He sighed, shifting his gaze from the computer screen to the framed picture of his family. Two teenage sons and his pregnant wife, taken last summer in Yellowstone National Park. Congress would be in recess for the Thanksgiving holiday next week; he could hardly wait.
        He minimized the document he was reading, brought up facebook, and discovered his wife had left an instant message.
        “What are you working on?”
        He typed: “It’s all bills, bills, bills.” That’s my only answer now.

I wonder what the others wrote:

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