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Breaking News: Senate Ends Budget Debate

Breaking News: Senate Ends Budget Debate

By Toni Matthews-El December 17, 2013

After weeks of concern that we were headed for yet another government shutdown, it seems that might not be the case at all. A bipartisan effort to bring the budget debate to a final vote suggests there’s a chance the …

House Stenographer Rant “Work of God” House Stenographer Rant “Work of God”
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While all of America and international markets suffered due to the government shutdown, we now know who suffered the most – House stenographer, Dianne Reidy. In a bizarre act Wednesday night, Reidy approached the dais of the House with what …

Government Shutdown Ends:Twitter Goes Wild Government Shutdown Ends:Twitter Goes Wild

If you think you were stressed out during the government shutdown, imagine what it was like to be an astronaut in space and wondering if NASA would be there to help you. Although most of NASA shutdown, there were a …

Just Over Two Weeks Later, the Govt Shutdown Ends Just Over Two Weeks Later, the Govt Shutdown Ends

Who saw this coming? The House and Senate have reached a deal at the 11th hour and the government shutdown is over. Lawmakers in D.C. squabbled back and forth for weeks about the budget, causing around 1 million government workers …

Robert Redford: Hollywood demagogue on Govt Shutdown Robert Redford: Hollywood demagogue on Govt Shutdown
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What do you call a person who uses belligerent language and demagogy to demonize and stigmatize the opposition while contributing zero ideas to solve the tsunami of American debt? What do you call a person who lectures the 99% to …

Paul Ryan May Be Challenged By Dead Sikh’s Son Paul Ryan May Be Challenged By Dead Sikh’s Son
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In 2012, a white supremacist military veteran loaded up with weapons and attacked the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Five people were killed in the attack, including Satwant Singh Kaleka, the small-business owner who founded the temple. No motive …

Statue of Liberty Reopens for Tourist Amid Shutdown Statue of Liberty Reopens for Tourist Amid Shutdown
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A vast number of federal sectors were effected by the partial federal government shutdown. But, what most people weren’t aware of prior to the shutdown was that it would cause a ripple effect that would merge into other areas. The …

Gov't Shutdown: Parks Reopen, NIH in Peril, Wars On Gov't Shutdown: Parks Reopen, NIH in Peril, Wars On

In the ongoing government shutdown soap opera, WWE style pre-determined battle lines have been drawn. Conservative Republicans are pretending to stand on “principle” in the hopes that gullible America will be impressed by their theatrics and reward them with re-election. …

Tea Party vs. GOP in Government Shutdown Tea Party vs. GOP in Government Shutdown
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Veteran Republicans, finding the GOP the party mostly assailed for the clinging government shutdown, is lashing out at Tea Party lawmakers as those refusing to yield and allow the country to move forward. Polls over the last days that place …

Food Stamps Glitch Not Caused by Shutdown Food Stamps Glitch Not Caused by Shutdown
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People who receive food stamps were in for a shock today when they tried to pay for their groceries. A glitch in the national EBT system halted payments on Saturday, which meant people across 17 states had no money to …

States step up with funding during shutdown States step up with funding during shutdown

The government shutdown has been hard on the National Parks Service. Many of its parks shut down earlier in October due to lack of funding from the federal government. In some cases, park closure meant a huge hit to state …

Paul Ryan: Possible Dealstriker on Fiscal Crisis Paul Ryan: Possible Dealstriker on Fiscal Crisis

Paul Ryan is stepping up to the proverbial plate in negotiations within the troubled government on the two impending crises in our great nation, according to Fox News. He is proposing a plan to increase federal debt that is tied …

Here's F*ck You Congress, a New Single-Purpose Site Here's F*ck You Congress, a New Single-Purpose Site
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As the gears continue to sit, idle, at our nation’s capital – you probably feel powerless. And right now, you are. There’s a log jam in Washington and there’s pretty much nothing you can do about it. Wait, this just …

Parks Reopen in Utah, More to Come Parks Reopen in Utah, More to Come

Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced on Thursday that the state has made a deal with Department of the Interior Secretary, Sally Jewell, to keep Utah national parks open with state money, according to CNN. Utah is one of the first …

National Parks Open In Utah After Striking Deal National Parks Open In Utah After Striking Deal

Utah has reached an agreement with the government this week and will reopen five national parks by Saturday. Utah Governor Gary Herbert said that a deal had been reached with the U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in …

Thousands of truckers are ready to halt D.C. traffic Thousands of truckers are ready to halt D.C. traffic
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First it was on. Then it was off. Now it’s back on again. No, we aren’t talking about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (pretty sure that relationship is still over)–we’re taking about the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” protest that …

New Site: Drunk Dial a Random Member of Congress New Site: Drunk Dial a Random Member of Congress

As the government shutdown continues, you should take a break from continually drunk dialing your ex and instead, drunk dial a member of Congress. A new, single-service site called DrunkDialCongress wants you to call and yell at a random member …