by Walt Nowasad

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October 14, 2013
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Budget shutdown a lesson in separation of powers

I have been following the noncommunications between the House and the Senate ever since the specter of a government shutdown began. What amazes me is that no one has been able to, or didn’t care to, vocalize what is really going on; that is that the Constitution is at work here. The Founders were leery of any government, or part of government, accumulating enough power to be the dominant force, in other words tyrannical. That’s why they designed into our government, the concept of checks and balances, except perhaps in the case of the Supreme Court, but I’ll address that …

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