Regardless of whether or not the federal government shutdown has ended or continues to drag on, I suspect a vast majority of Americans can’t tell the difference.
By the time you read this, “The Shutdown” may be over, but the first ten days did reveal some things worth noting. In purely random order they include the following: The conventional wisdom endlessly trumpeted
I’m on record as believing the federal government shutdown strategy, while legitimate, was a tactical mistake on the part of congressional Republicans. Not only did the made-for-cable-news theatrical episode detract from the unmitigated disaster that
(Sedona, Arizona) Here in one of America’s truly spectacular beauty spots it is possible to forget the outside world while hiking the remoter trails of Arizona’s Red Rock State Park lands. Occasionally “reality” intrudes (e.g.