Democrats, Buzzwords and Anarchism

This week in political theater has been bizarre enough with the government shutdown on October 1st. The Democrats and Republicans are squabbling over funding the Affordable Care Act, and in turn, over 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed or forced to work without pay. Besides that, we’ve seen some other weird things happen in Washington…

Statement on the October 1st Government Shutdown

On October 1st the United States congress failed to pass a new spending bill for the 2014 fiscal year, and thus, the federal government shut down. Or did it? It’s actually pretty revealing which parts of the government were allowed to shut down and which departments were left unscathed. The government shutdown included the Department…