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The Washington establishment and the media have been mesmerized into inaction by a short-term budget crisis -- funding the continued operation of the government. But it is the continued operation of a livable climate that should have their full attention.
If Congress fails to pass a continuing resolution in six days, the federal government will come to a standstill, shuttering "non-essential" services and operations that are deemed unnecessary for the safety of human life and national security.