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Monday, November 29, 2010

Lame-Duck Congress Faces Deadlock


“Lawmakers return to the Capitol [this] week facing a deadline to avoid a federal government shutdown as Democrats show no signs of relenting on priority agenda items despite surging Republican opposition…. The prospect is for a standoff on core issues in this lame-duck session, including extension of the tax cuts passed during the George W. Bush administration.” (Los Angeles Times)

There are worse things than gridlock.

FEE Timely Classic
“What’s So Bad about Big Government Anyway?” by George C. Leef