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Monday 09/30/13

Optimism in the Midst of Political Fisticuffs
As noon approached in Washington, news articles point out talk is more about each side blaming each other for the federal shutdown than doing anything to stop it.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 1:33PM CDT 09/30/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (5)
If we get a shut down government do we get to keep it? :)
Posted by Bob Sanderson at 1:14PM CDT 09/30/13
If this happened in another country we would call it a "coup" or over turn of an election. Lets see how voters remember at the polls.
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 8:47PM CDT 09/30/13
I agree Jay. Why is the press siding with the spendaholics and trying to overthrow the election of a Conservative House of Representatives?
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 6:37AM CDT 10/03/13
Bonnie, No doubts about whom you listen to for formulating an opinion. Please understand that Fox is media also. There is a 17 member difference between parties in the House and about 30 radical right. I am not sure you call that a conservative Congress. Maybe just dysfunctional.
Posted by Don Thompson at 6:55AM CDT 10/04/13
I read history much more than watching or listening to any news media. Try reading Thomas Jeffersons "Most Quotable Quotes" and take them to heart. The so-called "Radical Right" you derogatorially label, are so far left of center, President Jefferson might be turning over in his grave. The government cannot spend or borrow its way out of debt.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 8:49AM CDT 10/05/13
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