Sorry, no long-winded economists here to regurgitate political talking points about the 100% manmade so-called “fiscal cliff.” Yes, the debate/stalemate has made it feel like the election never even happened, since both sides are still arguing the same points they were before Nov. 6. But who falls by the wayside when there’s a protracted crisis mindset in Washington? The Rev. Peter Laarman, executive director of Progressive Christians Uniting sounded a warning about this last month in Religion Dispatches Magazine, and he’s with us this week. Click here for extended interview video and transcript.