Despite House Republican claims that funding national parks is noncontroversial, public lands have been plagued by drastic budget cuts, seasonal closures, proposed land sell-offs, and a freeze on new parks since the Tea Party takeover of the House.
Republicans who slash essential programs for those in need are modern-day Pharaohs.
If the Tea Party shuts the government down, it will not be because progressives were inflexible.
The federal government is on the brink of shutting down yet again, although most Americans don’t understand the fight taking place in Washington. Here’s what happened.
Progressives Just Made a Huge Concession to Keep the Government Open, but the Tea Party Might Shut It Down Anyway
The Senate’s continuing resolution prevents a government shutdown, but it does not avert another round of deep spending cuts.