1) You may want to rewrite that sentence or add on to it or somthing. It doesn't make any sense as written.
3) Huh? I'm not seeing the segue here.
4) Americans may or may not forget this at midterms, I wouldn't know but countries around the world who are already looking at us with a raised eyebrow and who have deep financial interests in the United States, might not.
This particular shutdown is being watched closely by global economists already nervous because of the debt ceiling issue and that is no small thing. An unstable America, or a dysfuntional, partially open American government is not good for reasons that go far beyond our borders Chris. There have already been negative ripple effects across the globe because of it. And I promise you, nations who are counting on us to pay our bills and fulfill mulitple other obligations we have worldwide, don't give a damn if a whole bunch of us over here are unhappy with some healthcare legislation. They want/need this country up and running.
WE need this country to be up and running.
Btw, one other thing I'm not sure Tea Partiers and the House has given enough consideration to. What goes around comes around in politics. And if this were EVER to work and it's discovered that just by shutting off the electricity via a reckless shutdown whenever a faction of the congress is displeased about something, you can pretty much set your watch to when this exact same ploy will play out in YOUR future, only orchastrated the next time by democrats.
Voters may forget about this. Politicians won't.
George Seldes Reader, p223
Fascism is the imposed dictatorship of the ruling class utilizing armed force to preserve the social-economic system wherever it is collapsing. The destruction of democracy-"that bourgeois illusion"-the suppression of all civil liberties, the destruction of the trade unions and the intellectuals, the glorification of the State-these are the natural results of the coming into power of a regime whose one purpose is the salvation of the profit system and whose hired leaders are superpatriots, demagogues, militarists, political racketeers, and fanatics. Fascism has no place for the intelligent..