You may have heard we’re currently in the midst of the longest partial government shutdown in American history. That’s not a record anyone should feel good about, and no matter where you come down on the merits of what caused this one (you know how Idiotville blog feels about that), the question remains: how do […]Read More This is the longest government shutdown in history. How do we get back to normal politics?
As of midnight last night, the “shutdown” is officially upon us: funding for the federal government’s non-essential functions has run out. This means government employees in “non-essential positions” – hundreds of thousands of people – will be forced to work without pay for as long as this shitshow continues, then receive full back pay afterwards. […]Read More President’s confusion leads to government shutdown