We are Shutting Down Only Thirteen Percent of the Government (At Most)

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 03, 2013 1:35 PM
Eight cents out of every federal non-defense dollar represents a transfer from taxpayer to recipient. Entitlement transfers do not require annual Congressional approval. They can be changed only by entitlement reform, which is not on the table. We cannot, therefore “shut down” a federal government whose primary business is income redistribution.