Government Shutdown
There is a need to pass a bill extending routine government funding after a stopgap bill expires March 27. Without an extension, a partial government shutdown would occur. Congress must pass this spending bill, called a continuing resolution or “CR,” which would continue spending after Sept. 30, 2013, the end of the 2013 fiscal year. As it stands now, the government’s legal authority to borrow more money runs out in mid-October, 2013. According to the Bipartisan Policy Center, if that date arrived on October 18, the Treasury “would be about $106 billion short of paying all bills owed between October 18 and November 15. The congressionally mandated limit on federal borrowing is currently set at $16.7 trillion. The debt limit has been raised 13 times since 2001 and has grown from about 55 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2001 to 102 percent of GDP last year.

The Left Making Up a Long List of Scare Tactics and Drama Over Shutdown

from The Gray Area:
Compiled from various media reports, the Democrats and their media allies are publishing horror story after horror story regarding the shutdown. Most are exaggerated. Some are untrue. Here is a sample: - Historic day in shutdown history. - Now on Craigslist, Facebook: Household items from furloughed workers trying to make ends meet - Doomsday scenarios they include, experts who say the devastating impact would be widespread: And as always, if this keeps up, hair will grow on the palms of your hands. - Dems and media are preparing for national protests following the end of the shutdown and the successful establishment by Trump of funding the wall - call-in, sick-out at airports to create chaos. (delays are within normal ranges say airports and TSA) - American's suffer shutdown consequences - ... people are going to die ...

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