Democrats Push the Government Toward a Shutdown

A government shutdown is looming. Unless Congress passed a debt-ceiling increase and a continuing resolution by December 9, the federal government will not have enough money to fund a range of government programs. The disagreement between Republicans and Democrats is over a fix for the so-called “Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as…
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America Wants Bipartisan Sitdown, Not Democrat Shutdown

Days into the federal government shutdown of the federal government the Obama Administration’s strategy for breaking the impasse has become abundantly clear: Make life as painful as possible for Americans. It’s called “The Washington Monument Syndrome,” no really it has a name, and it’s a political tactic designed to shut down visible, popular services to…
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What a Day – The Government is Shut Down and Obamacare is Failing

After a wild day of partisan politicking and crazy, behind-closed-door coding, yesterday’s machinations can be summed up simply: Democrats have become the “Party of No,” and their Obamacare bill is failing. Nearly all of yesterday House Republicans were cobbling together compromises to try and avert a government shutdown. Each and every one of them was…
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