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Matthew Hirst

Writer | Reporter | Blogger | Analyst | Dallas, TX.

News reporter for The Dallas Examiner (

Ex: Rambler Newspapers (, Blogger for FanSided’s Pro Golf Now (, Grand Old Sports (, The Washington Ledger (, Last Word on Pro Football.

🐤: @mdhirst95. @A_CloserLook

Government Shutdown Woes

Tensions continue to rise as the longest government shutdown in US history moves into its 34th day, fueled by disagreements between President Trump and Congressional Democrats and Republicans over border wall funding. This week marks the fifth in which an estimated 800,000 government workers, roughly 25% of the […]