The so-called Grand Bargain that we should all be afraid of may be looming as a solution to the government shutdown. The Grand Bargain is more of a grand betrayal, really, and would involve Democrats agreeing to cut Social Security and Medicare. Not something we care for.
Here's an excellent video that exposes the truth behind the Grand Bargain, aka the drive to shrink the U.S. government and destroy the middle class. It's masterminded by greedy old billionaires like Pete Peterson and the
These people are even worse than the robber barons of the Gilded Age. At least their 19th-century forefathers didn't shut down the government.