Thursday, October 3, 2013

We are Shutting Down Only Thirteen Percent of the Government (At Most)

Eight cents out of every federal non-defense dollar represents a transfer from taxpayer to recipient. Entitlement transfers do not require annual Congressional approval. They can be changed only by entitlement reform, which is not on the table. We cannot, therefore “shut down” a federal government whose primary business is income redistribution.

go to forbes,com 


  1. [In politics, he who controls the rhetoric of political discourse wins.]

    [Public opinion polls suggest that congressional Republicans will get most of the political blame in the wake of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government.]

  2. Republicans' "slim down" now is "plump up": Now 800,000 gov employees are not working but are getting paid!