Actually, the government has only been closed this week

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C..

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With another storm set to dump up to 16 inches more on the nation’s capital Tuesday and Wednesday, the federal government will be closed for a second straight day tomorrow.

Has anyone noticed?

Less than a month after the Congress scuttled health care — after a full year of debate — does anybody care?

There actually could be some environmental benefits.  Less hot air from the halls of Congress may allow all that fresh snow to linger awhile and reduce global warming a bit to boot.  That, of course, could be more progress on energy policy than our elected officials have made in years.

I hope they did remember to turn off the lights before they left.


About jerrylanson

I teach, write, coach and sing, though you're not required to listen to the latter. I'm a journalism professor at Emerson College in Boston. My third book, "Writing for Others, Writing for Ourselves," was published in November by Rowman & Littlefield Publishing. You can read a sample chapter at My passions are politics (generally liberal in outlook), music, mountains, golden retrievers and my grandchildren, though not in that order. Please stop by and mix it up with me. I always answer those who post.
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