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Here we go again the federal government just 32 hours away from running out of money.
Why because congress can't come to an agreement on a spending bill.
It's beginning to -- -- -- right an elaborate game of chicken that are elected officials play all the time.
Gambling with the lives of federal workers and jeopardizing everything from Social Security benefits to national parks.
You just forties if they are dealing.
This afternoon senators Frank Lautenberg -- Dick Durbin among others were sending a letter.
To the Food and Drug Administration.
Asking for a ban on flavored cigars.
Flavored cigars -- right they're worried kids will want to smoke them because they taste like candy.
-- and -- don't like the strawberry chocolate and Vanilla cigars.
And today is the day they decided to bring this critical issue to the nation.
The same day the government is running out of money and considering both an omnibus spending bill and -- continuing resolution.
Just to get us to Saturday.
Then there's the payroll tax extension unemployment benefits good doc fix.
With some folks in congress would rather talk about candy flavored cigars.
And that's my two cents.
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