Tagged: government shutdown

A Better Way to Balance the Budget

Corporations benefit from tax breaks and loopholes, while armies get fortunes from governments. Without sacrificing social programs, there are better ways to balance the budget.

Government Shutdown Imminent; Republicans Unconcerned

A government shutdown was averted for two-weeks yesterday after the the Senate passed a spending bill that expires on March 18th. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill said, “The House and the Senate ought to be able to gather together to sit down like adults” and craft a long term solution.