Category Government Shutdown

U.S. 2013 Government Shutdown: The GOP’s little rule change they hoped you wouldn’t notice

Bless Chris Van Hollen for telling it like it is. See video. UPDATE: Senate Passes Bill to End Government Shutdown 10/16/2013 “Late in the evening on September 30, 2013, the House Rules Committee Republicans changed the Rules of the House so that the ONLY Member allowed to call up the Senate’s clean CR for a vote […]

A U.S. Default on Debt Seen as Catastrophe, to Have Worldwide Affects

A U.S. default on it’s debt would be devastating to not only the U.S. but also it’s affects would ripple around the world. There is often talk of “slippery slopes” in politics, well this is one that the United States should not go down. Republicans are not letting on how devastating this could be to […]