Napp Nazworth

Christian Post Reporter

Shutdown Will End, Debt Ceiling Extended ... For Now

Political leaders reached an agreement Wednesday on a temporary government funding bill and a temporary extension of the nation's debt limit. The agreement provides a path out of the current toxic environment that led to the standstill, but it also puts off the difficult issues for only a few months.

Analysis: How Ted Cruz Saved 'Obamacare'

Without Sen. Ted Cruz's fateful "non-filibuster" and corresponding government shutdown, the front page news on America's leading newspapers for the past two weeks would have been the White House's disastrous "Obamacare" rollout. What happened instead was news about an ill-conceived, ill-planned strategy by Cruz and Tea Party Republicans to defund "Obamacare," which led to a government shutdown.

Younger Generation Has Not Rejected Traditional Marriage Argument, They Haven't Heard It, Argues Conservative Advocate

The fight to prevent the redefinition of marriage is not over, panelists argued Friday at the Values Voter Summit. When asked if the younger generation is a lost cause, Ryan T. Anderson, William E. Simon Fellow in Religion and Free Society at The Heritage Foundation, answered, "It's not that the young generation has heard the argument for marriage and rejected it, it's that they haven't heard the argument for marriage yet."

Analysis: 4 Government Shutdown Myths

With the fights over the current partial government shutdown and raising the nation's debt limit, America's political leaders are bringing the nation to the brink of ... well ... that depends on who you talk to. As the two sides point the blame at each other, though, there has been much misinformation. Here are four myths you may have heard.

Analysis: Why Obama Will Win the Gov't Shutdown Fight With Republicans

A previous Christian Post analysis noted that the root cause of the current government shutdown is the design of our government. Our Founding Fathers, in other words, are to blame for the shutdown. One of those Founding Fathers, James Madison, can also help us understand why President Barack Obama has the upper hand in his fight with Congress.

Jim Wallis: Government Shutdown Is 'Unbiblical'

The government shutdown is unbiblical, Jim Wallis, president and CEO of Sojourners, argued in a video produced by Sojourners, because the politicians who shut down the government are opposed to government altogether and against the poor.

Analysis: Who Is Really to Blame for the Government Shutdown?

There has been much finger pointing going around lately. Republicans say it is the Democrats fault; Democrats say it is the Republicans fault. To get at the root cause of the current government shutdown, though, one must understand why our Founding Fathers designed our government the way they did.