Shutdown in US

Shutdown in US – The Special, The Astonishing and The Peculiar –

Although the US has seen many Shutdowns in the earlier years, the Shutdown in the year 2013 was a different one. Around 8 lakh government employees were retrenched from their jobs due to a tiff between the President and the members of the opposition party. Almost 13 lakh employees were asked to work without pay. US which otherwise would spend millions of dollars for the war, had no money to pay its employees. This was a shocking revelation for many citizens of this world.

US ShutdownPeople who know a little bit think that the shutdown was a result of a tiff between people due to their divergent political views. However, the root cause of this shutdown was nothing but the financial difficulties that US faced. This problem has been attached to this country right from the beginning like an umbilical cord. This problem is nothing but the national debt. The richest and powerful country of the world is deeply entrenched in debt and due to this shutdown the US, finds it hard to stay above water.

Shutdown In US - The Special, The Astonishing and The Peculiar - PART 2

Let us now go back 40 years. In the year 1974, some amendments were made to the “Congressional Budget Act” which was closely related to the financial proposal. It was because of these amendments that member of the cabinet got some powers to challenge the Financial proposals made by the President of the United States. These powers have been used extensively in these four decades. And the result of exercising

US Shutdown

Although the US has seen many Shutdowns in the earlier years, the Shutdown in the year 2013 was a different one. Around 8 lakh government employees were retrenched from their jobs due to a tiff between the President and the members of the opposition party. Almost 13 lakh employees were asked to work without pay. US which otherwise would spend millions of dollars for the war, had no money to