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October 21, 2013
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Shutting down government shameful

Editor: I must differ with Walt Nowasad’s letter, “Separation of powers at work” of Oct. 11. Shutting down the government ranks amongst the highest of the most shameful episodes in history involving our government. Mr. Nowasad wrote, “…the founders … gave them [the House of Representative] the sole power to fund legislation.” and “…the House of Representatives is acting fully within its power under the Constitution to either fund or not fund any legislation.” Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution states, “All bills for raising revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or …

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