Parts of the federal government have been shut down since Dec. 21. While we are pleased to note the world continues to spin, there are those who believe that a day without all the government we can possibly get is a calamity. Don't buy the hype, folks:
There's no question Democrats will run the House differently when they take over in January. Some of the changes won't make much difference. But one that's in the works would be a huge step backwards.