The shut down has reached a stalemate and tonight a historic address from the Prez will decide the fate of the border wall.
Sadly, the government shut down conversation has become so polarized that any "news" on the topic is simply fodder for partisan slap fighting.
And so, to keep our bloggy conversation ahead of the game and looking beyond the MSM garbage . . . We share this bit of polling goodness . . .
SURVEY SEYZ: KANSAS CITY GUV WORKERS THREATENED BY CUTBACKS NO MATTER WHO WINS THE BORDER WALL SHUT DOWN DRAMA!!!
Here's the word . . .
"The longer this thing goes on, the more inclined people are to MISTAKENLY believe that the size of government needs to be trimmed and employees should be cut. Even worse, I think it's obvious that most government workers don't support being furloughed and so a bit of payback is feared as well. With so many government workers in KC (50,000 +vendors) the impact of this shut down extends far beyond mere politics . . ."
A few quick facts from mayoral flash polling that offers a shut down peek . . .
Frequent KCMO voters supporting the impeachment of President Trump are also likely to vote for one of 2 council incumbents for Mayor.
^^^^ Sorry, couldn't share the specifics on that one but you know who they are if you've seen this Demo flash poll and they're not really that surprising.
60% of all frequent voters in Kansas City oppose the shut down . . .
^^^^ Actually, given Democratic Party party control of this town. I'm kinda surprised the number is that low.
Check the links and tell share your take on the local impact of this continued hot mess . . .
President Donald Trump is taking his case to the American people over why they should back him in the partial government shutdown.
A prison employee in Florida who voted for President Trump Donald John Trump Cuomo: Kavanaugh, Gorsuch are 'going to reverse Roe v. Wade' Trump to address nation Tuesday night amid shutdown over border Malala Yousafzai on Trump's border wall: 'This does not reflect the values of America' MORE argued that Trump is to blame for the current government shutdown.
FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump to make case for wall in primetime address; Illegals to get more benefits in California
Welcome to FOX News First. Not signed up yet? Click here. Developing now, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 TRUMP TO ARGUE FOR WALL BEFORE THE NATION: President Trump will make his case for a border wall directly to the American people when he addresses the nation from the Oval Office Tuesday night ...
Fox News's senior judicial expert Andrew Napolitano explained to Fox & Friends on Tuesday morning that Donald Trump still could not legally build a border wall by declaring a national emergency, as the president has suggested he may try to do. On Monday afternoon, Trump announced that he would address the nation to discuss border security on Tuesday evening.
Prez Pushes Back
President Trump renewed his fiery criticism of the media Monday amid a barrage of tough coverage over the partial government shutdown and more, calling them "the real Opposition Party" and "the Enemy of the people" in a Twitter tear.
During his untethered Rose Garden news conference on Friday, President Donald Trump boasted that "some" former presidents privately told him they wish they would've built a border wall during their terms in office.
Moment Of Clarity
In February 2016, Donald Trump the candidate had no idea he was required by law to put a transition team in place to initiate preparations to run the federal government.
You decide . . .