Tag Archives: Government shutdown

Imperial holiday this weekend?

By Nathan Barton As we approach the one-month mark on the “partial government shutdown,” we find more and more dire predictions about the catastrophe looming, which has just not yet hit the Fifty States. Being distracted by a good many … Continue reading

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Shutdown demonstrates the future

By Nathan Barton As the current partial government shutdown continues and sets a modern record for the Fedgov’s closure, it may be that we are seeing the future. No, it is NOT a future that looks like the National Mall … Continue reading

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Government shutdown – two weeks and counting

By Nathan Barton Wow.  Two weeks now.  What a situation! (Please tell me, honestly, has this government shutdown REALLY created any problems for you?  Really?) I should point out that the longest government shutdown in the last fifty years was … Continue reading

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May you live in interesting times

By Nathan Barton The well known Chinese curse bedevils us. The year 2018 certainly demonstrates that, for Americans and for people around the world.  Including lovers of liberty. Much of it was bad, but throughout the year, lovers of liberty … Continue reading

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Shocking – a good idea from an unlikely source

By Nathan Barton Sometimes, people can shock you.  Maybe it is the bully that runs out into the street to rescue a kitten (or even one of his victims) from being hit. Sometimes it is the three-year-old who can’t remember … Continue reading

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Just shut down and stay that way

By Nathan Barton Although I disagree with my brother Phil Robertson on many things both religious and political, his comments as posted at The Blaze make me want to hug him.  He’s cut straight to the point.  (You can also … Continue reading

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We don’t NEED government

By Nathan Barton Ah, it is panic time again as the Congress tries ever so hard to prevent another government shut down. Poor little Senators and Congressmen.  As if they didn’t do it to themselves. And continue to do it. … Continue reading

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