Tag Archives: government shutdown

National Priorities Project: Monster Mash-Up of Tools/Resources for the Election and Beyond

In honor of Halloween, and with Election Day just four days away, we bring you a “monster mash-up” of tools and resources to help you connect how hot-button federal budget and spending issues play into this election. Read up before you vote and share with your friends! Return of the Living Deadline On December 11, […]

▶ “Makes Absolutely No Sense”: David Cay Johnston on Budget Deal That Helps Billionaires, Not the Poor

 democracynow Published on Dec 16, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – A bipartisan budget deal to avert another government shutdown comes before the Senate this week. The vast majority of House members from both parties approved the two-year budget agreement last week in a 332-to-94 vote. It is being hailed as a breakthrough compromise for Democrats and Republicans. The bill […]

The Etiquette of War and Surveillance: Letters to Colonel Manners (Ret.)

Tomgram: Engelhardt, Advice from the Colonel By Tom Engelhardt  October 10, 2013  tomdispatch.com [Tom Dispatch Editor’s Note: In the sequester and government-shutdown era, the classic military newspaper Stars and Stripes is facing some of the problems of its civilian brethren and sodownsizing its print edition. Among the features to go: Dear Abby. As it happens, TomDispatch is ready to step into […]

Evergreene Digest: Government Shutdown FAQ for Veterans

As Congress remains gridlocked and plays games with the budget, there remains a great deal of confusion and uncertainty for veterans. Tom Tarantino, Huffington Post 09/30/2013 | At Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) we’ve heard from a number of veterans concerned about the impact of a possible government shutdown. The following information is […]