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Posted: 8/3/2013 7:35:52 PM EDT
Congress left for 5 weeks, no budget is made, September 30th is approaching.
-Farm bill incomplete
-Immigration reform at a stand still
-Gun control, dead
-Obamacare soon to be defunded?

Predictions for FY2014, go!
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:36:35 PM EDT
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:37:23 PM EDT
Cans will be kicked down the road until the midterms- then it will be voter fraud apocalypse.

The only thing that will derail that is China calling bullshit on our currency.

Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:38:22 PM EDT
first post wins it again....
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:39:25 PM EDT
Repubs will cave.

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Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:39:49 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.
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Longer than that, shit.
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:41:49 PM EDT
That gives us 5 weeks to reboot the whole damn thing. Let's make the most of it.
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:43:25 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.
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How about permanently?
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Link Posted: 8/3/2013 7:52:16 PM EDT
As a contractor...I hope it doesn't happen. I kind of enjoy the paycheck every month.

As a libertarian...we need drastic changes to our fucked up system of gov't.
Link Posted: 8/3/2013 8:31:10 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By thylaughingman:

How about permanently?
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Originally Posted By thylaughingman:
Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.

How about permanently?


Yes.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:00:33 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By MIDGAPATRIOT:


Yes.
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Originally Posted By MIDGAPATRIOT:
Originally Posted By thylaughingman:
Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.

How about permanently?


Yes.

Our great grandparents, their progeny, and us have allowed the government to intrude into areas that it had no right to. From the draft, to the income tax and prohibition we have allowed gov to take control of areas of our lives it was never intended to. Had we not done this we would not be in the situation we are in today.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:12:33 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Smatthew:
Cans will be kicked down the road until the midterms- then it will be voter fraud apocalypse.

The only thing that will derail that is China calling bullshit on our currency.

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^This, more of the same shit that's been happening since '08.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:18:01 AM EDT
Let the government shut down!

Then the FSA won't get all their handouts
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:20:05 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By AJE:
Repubs will cave.

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Snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

They will either kick the can down the road until after the midterms (where the dems will retake the house), or "reach around the aisle" to appeal to a broader voting block (will also fail).

Party leadership lacks balls, they are also infested with RINOs. With the exception of a few bright spots, money+power+reelection > the will of the people.

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Ah fuck it.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:23:46 AM EDT
Prediction. Republicans will cave.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:24:42 AM EDT
I'm hoping they continue to get absolutely nothing done. It is the best thing they have done in a long time.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:24:54 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
If we can just shut it down for an entire year, the country will be better off.
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How about three?
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:44:13 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Liv_C:
Let the government shut down!

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you dont believe that do you?
The FSA will always get free shit
there is talk where I work that October 1 shut down is looming
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:49:19 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Doppleganger871:
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This. If a shutdown occurs, the first people who should lose their paychecks should be Congress.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 7:54:56 AM EDT
They all need to be fired ,,,let it shut down
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 8:00:04 AM EDT
My favorite so far has been Barry on Congress: "Voting to repeal Obamacare 40 times isn't a jobs plan". Yes, you fucking dolt, it is.
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 8:00:16 AM EDT
A govt shutdown would leave thousands of orange dicked basement dwellers without access to images of the latest gadgets on real men and womens weapons......
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 8:00:36 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/4/2013 8:01:54 AM EDT by Blu3Ridge]
Looking into it, services that continue despite a shutdown include police, fire fighting, the National Weather Service and its parent agencies, the postal service, armed forces, utilities, air traffic management, and corrections.

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To me, that's perfect, isn't that where we actually want our levels of spending and outreach?
Link Posted: 8/4/2013 8:04:58 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Blu3Ridge:
Looking into it, services that continue despite a shutdown include police, fire fighting, the National Weather Service and its parent agencies, the postal service, armed forces, utilities, air traffic management, and corrections.

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To me, that's perfect, isn't that where we actually want our levels of spending and outreach?
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Well, I do kinda like the 4 day work week, and if and when we ever get back to actually working 5 days a week, the return to full pay will be like a huge raise, without our overlords actually have to pay us more.....

Now never mind that guys in theater are fighting 7 days a week, we can still hold our head up high that we are doing our very best to support the warfighter

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