Tag Archives: Republican government shutdown

Perhaps The Oddest Moment Of The Week

Grassley praying that the president would do what any sane person would do and what he (the president) had promised he would do. This little snippet says a lot.  The very first thing it says is that Grassley – and … Continue reading

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Making Government Viable Rather Than Wrecking It

Most people today refer to Congress as dysfunctional and give it low ratings on trust.  The disruption in government operations last month showed just how far a minority of elected representatives would go to get their way. Nothing has aroused … Continue reading

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Why Not Call Chuck Grassley’s Office Today?

Blog for Iowa received this note in our inbox yesterday.  I think I will call Chuck Grassley’s office today……and ask what happens when Republicans shut down the government next week? – will Social Security payments be made? – what about … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Will Not Stop New Health Care Law

bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-23/obamacare-enrollment-continues-if-government-shuts-down Shutting down the government won’t shut down the health-care law. In a quirk of the calendar, the start of enrollment for the Affordable Care Act and the first day of a shutdown would fall on the same day, Oct. … Continue reading

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