Air Date: October 10, 2013
Host: Vic Eliason
The fallout continues from the government shutdown and the rollout of Obamacare. Vic brought forth the following examples for listener discussion:
–Washington, D.C. local officials are losing patience with Democratic colleagues over the partial government shutdown.
–Wolf Blitzer backtracking on Obamacare delay comment.
–Certain war memorials in France restricted because of the U.S. government shutdown.
–Armed Park Rangers hold a senior tour group captive.
–Man fined $500 for jogging at Valley Forge National Historic Park.
–A Park Service Ranger in Washington, D.C. says, “We have been told to make life as difficult for people as we can. It’s disgusting.”
–Obama blasts House Republicans for what he described as a manufactured crisis.
–Eleanor Holmes Norton, a Democrat from Washington D.C., had a heated exchange with President Obama during a White House meeting over the partial government shutdown.
–Even supporters of Obamacare have become scathing critics due to the failures taking place during its launch.
–The E.U. Times warns of a possible radical change in the government of the U.S.
–In an audio clip, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas says martial law is the solution to the problem of the government shutdown.
–Portland, Maine, physician has cut the middle man and deals directly with his patients. Insurance is no longer accepted.