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All I Want For Christmas Is A (Real) Government Shutdown

from Western Journalism:

The political class breathed a sigh of relief Saturday when the US Senate averted a government shutdown by passing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. This year’s omnibus resembles omnibuses of Christmas past in that it was drafted in secret, was full of special interest deals and disguised spending increases, and was voted on before most members could read it.

The debate over the omnibus may have made for entertaining political theater, but the outcome was never in doubt. Most House and Senate members are so terrified of another government shutdown that they would rather vote for a 1,774-page bill they have not read than risk even a one or two-day government shutdown.

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1 comment to All I Want For Christmas Is A (Real) Government Shutdown

  • dan

    This country will be ‘shut down’ by the political class in DC…..and they think they can hide from ‘We the People’….I think not…..imho

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