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Tuesday, October 1st, 2013


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12:40 a.m. - Happy October! Happy Shutdown Day!
Newslink from the land of the free and the home of the dysfunctional*--

"The capital’s rival clans find themselves at an impasse, unable to agree on a measure that will allow the American state to carry out its most basic functions. While the factions have come close to such a shutdown before, opponents of President Barack Obama’s embattled regime now appear prepared to allow the government to be shuttered over opposition to a controversial plan intended to bring the nation’s health care system in line with international standards."






* Not, it must be admitted, the only land of the free or home of the dysfunctional. The dysfunctional make their homes everywhere, and the free... well, that's debatable.
Current Mood: sleepy

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From:daisydumont
Date:October 1st, 2013 05:41 PM (UTC)
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As one FB friend pointed out this morning, the world still turns. We do seem to have more than our share of intransigent nincompoops running the show, though. :(
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From:hummingwolf
Date:October 2nd, 2013 05:02 PM (UTC)
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Well based on what people in the neighborhood were saying yesterday, Congress has managed to unite Republicans and Democrats alike: everybody hates Congress!
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From:tree_lady
Date:October 6th, 2013 01:45 PM (UTC)
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I think the people in your neighborhood should rethink that false equivalence.

Okay. Shutting up now. Sorry.
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From:tree_lady
Date:October 6th, 2013 01:43 PM (UTC)
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Happy birthday, Hummingwolf!
I hope you don't mind me attaching this greeting to an unrelated entry!
May you have a very cool birthday!

SherryT
(whose own birthday coincided with the first day's fallout brought on by latest farce)
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From:bunney
Date:October 6th, 2013 07:56 PM (UTC)
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Happy Birthday!!

*hugs tight*

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