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Shut It Down!

Posted on AllSides October 4th, 2023
From The Right
Politics, Government Shutdown, Federal Spending
AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib
OPINION

This week Republicans and Democrats got together to avert a government shutdown.

Too bad.

There's so much that ought to be shut down.

Useless Cabinet departments, for example, like Housing and Urban Development, Labor and Agriculture. Agriculture employs almost 100,000 people. Why? Independent farmers grow our food. They don't need a giant department.

Let's get rid of the Department of Education, too. Why does it even exist? Education is a local responsibility and none of the federal government's business. Yet its spending is up 300% over the last 10 years.

The department...

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https://townhall.com/columnists/johnstossel/2023/10/04/shut-it-down-n2629290

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