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The Facts about Border Security and the Government Shutdown

As news of the government shutdown emanates from TV news channels, vastly different perspectives are communicated. The truth is uglier than any of them. A majority of members of Congress understand the facts about our southern border: 60,000 people per month are showing up trying to get into the country. Of that number, approximately 5,000 […]

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Government Shutdown Shows We Need to Decentralize National Parks

— Published with Permission of mises.org — The federal government is in the midst of a partial “shutdown.” Don’t worry, there’s still plenty of money flowing to a great many government departments. And even those workers who experience deferred salaries during the shutdown will almost certainly get their back pay paid in full. But as […]

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15 Things You Should Know about the 2018 Partial Government Shutdown

Because the spending bill requires a filibuster-proof majority to pass in the Senate, Republicans need several Democrats to support the funding proposal that includes border wall funding. — Published with Permission of ActonInstitute.org — 1. What just happened? On Friday, the federal government entered a partial shutdown after the Senate failed to pass a spending […]