Government Shutdown 2013

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Monumental arrogance

By Marvin Olasky
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Government | Have you been to the World War II Memorial in Washington? Not a great monument, but at least it doesn’t need a huge amount of upkeep. The pillars make it…

Signs and Wonders: Shutdown or slowdown?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Government slowdown. First of all, let’s be clear: The government hasn’t shut down. According to the government’s own Office of Personnel…

Midday Roundup: Sun still rises despite shutdown apocalypse

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Still spinning. Many people might be surprised that the sun managed to come up this morning and the world is still spinning after the midnight government…

Misplaced faith in government

By Cal Thomas
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Government | It’s Obamacare activation and government “shutdown” week in Washington, where the consequences of misplaced faith in government are everywhere. Still,

Clock runs out in Washington

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | The federal government shuts down as Republicans in the House and Democrats in the Senate stand firm in the Obamacare funding battle

Senate tosses budget ball back to House

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | Less than 24-hours from a government shutdown, congressional lawmakers trade barbs and point fingers

Funding hot potato goes back to House

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Republicans must now decide whether to drop it or risk getting burned

Dollars and Sense: Key week ahead in Washington and on Wall Street

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Washington and Wall Street. This was yet another week in which the machinations of Washington dominated the movements on Wall Street. On the one hand, the…

Was Ted Cruz wasting time?

By Marvin Olasky
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Politics | “A big waste of time,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid tweeted about Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour speech. ( The Washington Post has posted the transcript.) I…

Ted Cruz and the rebel alliance

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Politics | The senator from Texas and Tea Party favorite likens the government establishment to Star Wars ’ evil Empire in marathon anti-Obamacare speech

Shutdown showdown letdown

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Effort to defund Obamacare while funding the government is losing traction among most Senate Republicans

A government shutdown could be a good thing

By Cal Thomas
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Government | President Obama pledged to end partisanship, but instead has exacerbated it. He recently accused House Republicans of being extortionists for opposing a raise…

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