Posts tagged ‘shutdown’

13 October, 2013

American and Proud

There is a lot of tension in the nation right now.  The government is failing, they are on a partial shut down, the deadline for the debt ceiling is looming just days away, VA disability payments likely will not go out next month, federally subsidized state programs are closing, and the food stamp program went offline when Xerox had a “power outage.”

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11 October, 2013

21 and disgusting

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the 21 soldiers killed since the October 1 partial government shut down and how their families were not paid the death benefits owed them.  You’ve probably also heard that a private charity, The Fisher House Group, will be paying the benefits on behalf of the Pentagon.  However, there is more to the story.

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