ALG's Daily Grind - $3.15 trillion automatic government spending goes on in spite of 'shutdown'

Oct. 7, 2013

$3.15 trillion automatic government spending goes on in spite of 'shutdown'

With 86 percent of government spending set to continue, and even a $150 billion budget deficit if the "shutdown" continued for an entire year, it's time for taxpayers to ask, "What shutdown?"

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Obama's golf course open, yet open air war memorials closed?

Government's big fear: What if no one notices we are gone?

Almost nobody missed the missing unemployment report on Friday.

Politico: FCC fines on Lifeline providers reach $14.4 million

The federal government's free phone program faces more than $14 million in fines for signing up ineligible customers.