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 Post subject: Shut 'er Down!
PostPosted: January 19 18, 12:58 pm 
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Looks like its in the cards.

At least we'll get to see our son who is interning at NASA Ames Research Center and will have to leave the gov-provided dorm there while the gov is shut down.

What a country!


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Obviously democrats hate the military as much as NFL players.


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If the government shuts down, does that technically shut down the Mueller investigation?


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Good shut it down until the orange one is in jail. I know this is not related to that or the investigation but the Dems need to get real tough and start throwing Republican levels of temper tantrums. Block everything.



I'd be shocked though if the Dems don't cave and we get no Daca, no Chips, they build the wall, and somehow bring back the 3/5ths compromise. That's how little faith I have in the Democrats.


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Most of us wouldn't even recognize a government shutdown. Technically, it's not a "government shutdown". National parks might close. Not much else.


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Socnorb11 wrote:
Most of us wouldn't even recognize a government shutdown. Technically, it's not a "government shutdown". National parks might close. Not much else.


You might want to read up on some things.


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just programs for the poor. don't worry about it.


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cardsfansince82 wrote:
Socnorb11 wrote:
Most of us wouldn't even recognize a government shutdown. Technically, it's not a "government shutdown". National parks might close. Not much else.


You might want to read up on some things.



I've read quite a bit. Most of the services impacted are inconsequential to most Americans. Probably won't be able to get a passport, and lots of non-essential government employees are likely to be furloughed.......... but not much is actually going to "shut down".

The good news is that firearm permits likely can't be issued during the shutdown.


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just programs for the poor. don't worry about it.



Such as?


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 Post subject: Re: Shut 'er Down!
PostPosted: January 19 18, 4:38 pm 
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A shutdown won’t really affect the politicians responsible for it — members of Congress, after all, keep getting paid when the government shuts down.

But what the 2013 government shutdown showed us is that some Americans really do suffer — specifically poor kids in the Head Start program; military families; and janitors, security guards and other low-wage federal contractors.

It's hard to grasp how many programs and services across the country rely on funding from the annual spending bill that Congress passes. But in October 2013, more than 850,000 federal workers were furloughed for the 16-day shutdown, affecting services for all Americans in all 50 states. Only “essential” government employees were allowed to work: anyone whose job is a matter of life and death or an urgent public safety matter.


https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics ... tdown-2018


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