The Common Good

U.S. Voters OK with Gov't Shutdown amid Budget Dispute

Date: March 1, 2011

The majority of Americans prefer a partial shutdown of the U.S. government until both political parties can agree on cutting government spending and reducing the federal debt.

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Some religious groups are also upset upon hearing that the proposal seeks to slash the global aid budgets. Over two dozen Christian leaders along with Princeton University’s Dr. Albert J. Raboteau endorsed a published ad on Monday in Politico asking lawmakers “What would Jesus Cut?”