Decentralization Is the Solution to the Government Shutdown Problem — 1EarthUnited

01/18/2019Ryan McMaken The partial shutdown with the federal government has helped, perhaps more than any other recent political event, to illustrate some of the biggest problems that come with centralizing an ever-larger number of government activities within a single, centralized institution. Were the US government more decentralized, we’d not now be facing a nationwide systemic […]

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How the Democrats Will Use the Shutdown for Political Power — NCRenegade

Here is the government’s solution to extending food stamps issued during the government shutdown: Because of the federal shutdown, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has instructed states to issue February’s Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) benefits by Sunday, Jan. 20. Benefits would normally be available to families between the 3rd and 21st of February. “We…

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The Shutdown Show: How Sending Out Food Stamp Benefits Early Could Cause Another Problem In A Few Weeks —

By Daisy Luther As I’ve written before, the government shutdown is a perfect demonstration of our politicians participating in partisan showmanship, with poor people as the victims of their theater. As individual states desperately attempt to take care of the people depending on them by sending out food stamp benefits early, the theater in Washington…

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Is this possible??? “Drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C. less than four days away? — 1EarthUnited

President Donald Trump could be on the verge of his greatest victory — and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer never saw it coming. With the U.S. government shutdown heading towards it’s 26th day, experts have start speculating on the long-term plans of the White House. If Trump’s goal was to totally “drain the swamp” in […]

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