Have you been wondering if the federal government is really "shutdown"?

Does the whole "shutdown" story seem a little suspicious to you?

Well, you are not alone.

take our poll - story continues below

Will you vote for President Trump in 2020 if he can’t get the wall built?

  • Will you vote for President Trump in 2020 if he can’t get the wall built?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Freedom Outpost updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Although you don't hear much about it on television, many people on social media are calling the whole shutdown debate a "smoke and mirrors" game that is designed to provide the illusion of a difference between the parties.

Following this thinking, the two party system is, itself, an illusion, the purpose of which, simply put, is to fool the American people into thinking that they have a voice and a choice in the decisions and the direction of government when in fact, they have no such voice and can really exercise no such choice.

You might agree that there is much evidence to support this line of thinking.

Haven't both parties contributed to the seventeen trillion dollar deficit? And haven't both parties continued policies that promote moral and cultural decay? Haven't both parties contributed to the growth of the warfare state and the welfare state and the nanny state? Don't both parties print phony, fiat money and use it to buy off State and local governments with grant programs that sacrifice the sovereignty of the States and the liberties of the people?

And haven't both parties agreed to buy off the furloughed, non-essential government employees by letting them know ahead of time that they are simply on a paid vacation?

And, most importantly, has either party called for a return to the real limits that the real Constitution places on government spending in Article One, Section Eight?

Trying to keep it "totally real…"

Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook, Google Plus, & Twitter. You can also get Freedom Outpost delivered to your Amazon Kindle device here.