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Not Paying Military in Shutdown Bad Idea

When the government shutdown in 1995, the United States was at peace. However, President Clinton rightly made sure that the government still paid its military. For some bizarre reason and at a time when the United States is actively involved in … Continue reading

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Budget Impasse Silly When Put in Perspective

As the threat of a government shutdown looms in less than thirty-four hours from now, it is important to put the whole impasse in perspective. When confronted by the sheer weight of the country’s budget and budget deficit, a difference of … Continue reading

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