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Steve Lendman – Washington Brinkmanship Resolution – 18 October 2013

StevelendmanBeltway theatrics don’t surprise. Ordinary people lose out most often. For sure this time. More on that below.

Late Wednesday, 16 days of government shutdown ended. Denouement came with a whimper, not a bang.

The Senate approved reopening government 81 – 18. The House followed suit 285 – 144. Obama signed the measure shortly after midnight. Continue reading