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Featured Artwork: Russia
Featured Artwork: Sergius of Radonezh blessing Dmitry Donskoy in Trinity Sergius Lavra, before the Battle of Kulikovo, depicted in a painting by Ernst Lissner (Russia)
If Congress seems virtually unable to function, at least we have books being written about the problem. The one linked to below seems to offer something scholarly. I have not had the opportunity to look over this book. After I do I will be here with a bit of a review.
In the meantime, perhaps we can take heart from the final chapter which proclaims things will get better "but we are not sure how."