Everyone’s thinking about the U.S. government shutdown. American media have chosen to dramatize a health official’s suggestion that children with cancer will not be able to receive advanced clinical treatments … [Read full article]
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House GOP Infiltrates Bi-Partisan Tax Cut Bill with Anti-Clean-Air and Other Anti-Environment Riders, Threatens Government Shutdown (Take Action)
The House GOP, despite saying last year that “riders” were an underhanded way of pushing political issues, and saying it wouldn’t use them, is sticking very unpopular anti-environment riders … [Read full article]
Government Shutdown 2011: See How Much Republican Politicians Are Willing to Screw the U.S.?
A potential government shutdown is all the news right now, as it should be. The U.S. government could grind to a screeching halt due to Congress’ inability to agree on a budget. But many of the news agencies covering this possible shutdown are painting the picture much too evenly. (i.e. Is it the Democrats? Is it the Republicans? Who’s causing this potential disaster?…)