Today is day 23 of the Federal Government Shutdown In the Numbers This Week: 800000 government workers didn't get paid on January 11 even though more than half of them were required to work. Those include Border Patrol, TSA Agents and Air Traffic Controllers. Who is not working – the FDA Food Inspectors who keep
On this eve of Xmas Eve! Silly me, I thought this was going to be a slow news week -- In the Numbers This Week: 380,000 Federal Workers Furloughed – and 450,000 Federal Workers are required to work this week, but don't know when they will get paid – two days before Xmas. About 25
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I find it genuinely shocking that the President of the United States merely stood by and watched the Congress play a week long legislative game of “whackamoo”. This is the end of government of the people, by the people and FOR the people. Instead we have a perpetual campaign were the power of the political party is the basis of legitimacy – rather than power derived from the governed.