The damage often done by on-duty non-essential personnel | The Daily Caller.

Welcome to Day One of the federal partial .

Big Government advocates are as we speak struggling to identify and amplify the alleged horrors that ensue when arms of the nearly-$4-trillion-per-annum Leviathan are unfunded.

One of their favorites is bemoaning all of the employee furloughs that take place. But few things better make the argument for smaller government.

The reason … these are personnel. ¬†Yet the government continues to function, and there’s no interruption in essential services.