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Furloughed Defense Department Employees Called Back To Work

Furloughed Pentagon employees called back to work

The Defense Department government-shutdown-related furlough of civilian Pentagon employees is coming to an end. Most will be back on the job on Monday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has announced that the he is recalling about 350,000 civilian workers, nearly half of the 800,000 federal workers who have been on furlough. According to the Hartford Courant,… Read more »

President Obama Wants Republicans To End Shutdown

President Obama Talks Shutdown

President Obama asked Republicans to end the government shutdown during a speech at the Rose Garden on Tuesday. The shutdown came at midnight when Congress failed to pass a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. Obama urged Congress to reopen the government, explaining the longer the shutdown continues, the more damage there will be… Read more »

Government Shutdown 2013 History: What Happens Midnight

Government Shutdown 2013 History: What Happens Midnight

The government shutdown in 2013 has a long history, but what happens midnight on the date of October 1, 2013? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, government furloughs for the 2013 government shutdown will begin midnight if Congress doesn’t pass a bill by the end of the day. Fortunately, this amounts to less than one-fourth… Read more »

Government Shutdown: Here’s How It Will Happen

Government Shutdown

A government shutdown is about to be issued and it will spell doom and gloom for all of us! Okay, so maybe the government shutdown isn’t the end of days scenario the Republican party has proclaimed, but it is still a definite possibility. If the government shutdown does occur, some positions will definitely feel the… Read more »

Obamacare Delay Bill Passed, Government Shutdown 2013 Date Almost Certain

Obamacare Delay Bill Passed, Government Shutdown 2013 Date Almost Certain

An Obamacare delay bill has passed the House of Representatives despite the looming government shutdown date of October 1. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Obamacare fines are required for those ignoring the Affordable Care Act, which has proven to be quite unpopular with many Americans. The government shutdown 2013 fight is focused on Obamacare…. Read more »

Obama Selective Service Forgery: Conservatives Hopeful

Obama Selective Service Forgery Could Be Decided By AL Supreme Court

Obama Selective Service forgery hopes are on the rise among the openly conservative media. Right-leaning site Before It’s News posted a story with the headline, “BIG NEWS AL Supreme Court’s Decision May Be The END of Obama—-Forged Selective Service Card” on Friday. Immediately, our heads started to hurt with flashbacks from the “birther” movement and… Read more »

Obamacare Fines, The Penalty Price Paid For Ignoring The Affordable Care Act

Obamacare Fines, The Penalty Price Paid For Ignoring The Affordable Care Act

Obamacare fines are part of the Affordable Care Act package that everyone should be aware of. After all, there’s no such thing as “free” healthcare. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Obamacare price on the state exchanges will average $328. The self-employed, and workers at businesses not offering health insurance, will need to file… Read more »