Why Does Government Have Non-Essential Functions???

(Go ahead threaten us with a government shutdown. Please. All essential activites will continue to run. Which begs the question… Why are we paying for non-essential (aka unconstitutional) activities? All of us who have real jobs found our companies cut out anything that was non-essential years ago. Why should DC be any different? – DD)

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Poll: Majority Prefer a Government Shutdown to Spending More

(Breitbart) A majority of likely voters in the United States said they prefer having the government shut down to having Congress approve more spending, according to a poll.

A Rasmussen Reports poll indicated that 56 percent of the respondents would rather have a partial government shutdown until Congress can cut spending or keep it the same. And only 34 percent said they would rather see the opposite, higher spending levels, to avoid a government shutdown.

Additionally, when looked at by party, 73 percent of Republicans and 56 percent of independent respondents said they would prefer to have a partial government shutdown until Congress can figure out a way to cut spending or keep it the same, while only 41 percent of Democrats felt the same way. On the other hand, more Democrats (50 percent) would prefer to have more spending to avoid a government shutdown.

This poll comes as House Speaker Kevin …

Poll: Majority Prefer a Government Shutdown to Spending More