A Kim Kardashian boycott is underway. Nearly 150,000 people have electronically signed a Kardashian boycott petition to E!, the entertainment network, demanding the end to the various Kardashian cable TV shows. E! produces three, as well as the Kim Kardashian Fairytale Wedding. As we now know, the marriage only lasted some 70 days with Kardashian filing for divorce from husband Kris Humphries. The public boycott and outrage over what many believe was just a sham wedding has gotten Tyler Perry in trouble for casting Kim Kardashian in his next film, ″The Marriage Counselor.″ Meanwhile, across the continent at Disneyland on the Potomac, the Congressional Super Committee has yet to come up with a plan for reducing the federal budget deficit by $1.2 Trillion dollars with just days before next Wednesday′s deadline. All this while the National Debt clock clicks past the $15 Trillion mark.
While Kim Kardashian is up to her neck in trying to explain away her short-lived marriage and all the money she earned from the wedding, Congress continues to be mired by inaction. The Super Committee, which holds its meetings in secret, is no closer to a deal than it was months ago. As part of the compromise for increasing the debt limit, needed to fund our over-spending government, the committee was to reduce the budget deficit by another $1.2 Trillion. If the deadline passes on Wednesday, then automatic triggers are engaged to make spending cuts across the board, including defense and entitlements, come January 2013.
Kim Kardashian may think herself as being clever, but she has a lot to learn from the willy politicians in Congress. They have given themselves an extra year to posture and pose on resolving the budget deficits. But while angry fans sign the Kardashian boycott petition to E! Over the Kim Kardashian wedding and divorce scandal, Congress has its critics as well, the Tea Party. The Super Committee may not have been able to come up with $1.2 Trillion in cuts to the federal budget deficit, adding to the $15 Trillion in the National Debt, but the Tea Party has and more! This week they released a proposal for cutting some $9 Trillion in spending over the next ten years, including $500 Billion immediately. We′ll see how many members of Congress return to their jobs in 2013.