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Government shuts down after Congress fails to pass spending bill

There are 809 comments on the USA Today story from Oct 1, 2013, titled Government shuts down after Congress fails to pass spending bill. In it, USA Today reports that:

The federal government shut down for the first time in nearly two decades following more than a week of legislative jockeying by House Republicans to extract concessions from President Obama and Senate Democrats on the Affordable Care Act.

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incredulous

Carmel, IN

#29 Oct 1, 2013
Wall Street Government wrote:
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That would be the crying orange man and Ted Cruze.
They can't get the LAW repealed after trying 41 TIMES.
So they hold the very people you speak of, hostage because they don't get their way.
Can you say Preschool teabagger "temper tantrum"?
They can't get it repealed because there are too many demoncrats and executive orders. The slimeball prez lied to the people and then lied to the SCOTUS in order to pass his commie bill. Too many American people have been managed by the liberal elites for so long, they don't even realize what is going on.The takers and the ignorant brainwashed sheeple outnumber the hardworking middle class now.

We know oscumma is a socialist pig and yet he got elected again because idiots like you want to live as a commie rather than a free American. You want to spend us into oblivion along with the other takers. How could you look anyone in the face knowing your own elected scumbags want a waiver for this shitcare. So, it's good enough for you but not good enough for the slimeballs who have forced it down our throats? Hardworking Americans have to work harder than ever to support the lazy and illegals. Why?

I see no reason to assign a negative association to those who want to break free from an oppressive Big Govt. The Boston Tea Party was an act of patriotism and you want to make it a dirty word. How revolting.
Your Ex

United States

#30 Oct 1, 2013
Nice "Jobs plan" Frightwingers.
800,000 Americans out of work.
100% GOP to blame
Effin Aholes.
incredulous

Carmel, IN

#31 Oct 1, 2013
Eric Gustafson wrote:
<quoted text>
This is the very reason the Tea Party should lead the Nation to a default and refuse to authorize a debt ceiling increase.
If you really want to shake things up vote no and lead a revolt in the Republican Caucus against raising the debt ceiling.
The results could be biblical for America.
Most Americans think the Republicans are full of hot air and will bail out on the debt ceiling.
If all Republicans were like Ted Cruz and stood up against the commies, our economy would come back.
Justin

United States

#32 Oct 1, 2013
Your Ex wrote:
Nice "Jobs plan" Frightwingers.
800,000 Americans out of work.
100% GOP to blame
Effin Aholes.
$17.6 Billion in federal spending PER DAY.
Those are some damn expensive jobs. We should just offer half of them an early retirement.
incredulous

Carmel, IN

#33 Oct 1, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Obama: Expect months of 'glitches'...after having four and half years to get it right.
Obama: Expect months of 'glitches'...When you never read the bill in the first place, what do you expect.
We have what could be the dumbest prez in history(he won't reveal his grades so they have to be horrendous),,,,why should we expect anything more than chaos, inefficiency, mistakes and higher costs than they expected. The scumbag wants to bankrupt this country. He is a known commie, racist and terrorist. He got in power only because he is black... because the liberal elite knew the American citizens who voted him into power were too stupid to notice his hatred....and they were right. Even his pig faced wife was never proud to be an American until her commie fairy princess got elected.
Justin

United States

#34 Oct 1, 2013
Don't worry, Congress will authorize payment for the 2014 budget eventually.

We just arn't finished pissing on it first.
incredulous

Carmel, IN

#35 Oct 1, 2013
Sgt Common Sense wrote:
The Republicans finally got their way and put over 800,000 Americans out of work. Congrats.
That's 800,000 TAXPAYER funded jobs. Time to boot the non essentials and let them find real jobs. The only folks who should receive taxpayer funded paychecks are the military.

Once big govt. swindles the people and gets them addicted to govt. health care.......now that will be in jeopardy when the govt. can't get around to covering expenses. How stupid are those who want govt. health care?

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#36 Oct 1, 2013
Sterkfontein Swartkans wrote:
Once again the treasonous teabaggers show their contempt for the country and its people. These delusional vermin should be arrested, charged with treason and dealt with accordingly!
The Office of Personnel Management ruled Monday that members of Congress and their staffs will be able to buy health care plans that pay for abortions, even though the premiums are funded largely by taxpayer money — a move that conservatives say breaks federal law on abortion funding.
Under the terms of Obamacare, lawmakers and their aides are required to ditch their government-sponsored plans and buy insurance on state-based health care exchanges, though unlike most people on the exchanges, the staffers and members will have most of the costs of their premiums paid by their employer — in this case, taxpayers.

Federal law generally prevents taxpayer money from being used to pay for abortions, but OPM said the health care plans offered through the exchange were private. The agency also said it will make sure the money is segregated so that the portion that pays for abortions comes out of the employees’ own contributions, which amounts to about a quarter of the premiums.

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“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#37 Oct 1, 2013
Your Ex wrote:
Nice "Jobs plan" Frightwingers.
800,000 Americans out of work.
100% GOP to blame
Effin Aholes.
Funny little bot. The government is shut down because Obama and Reid wanted it that way. It will backfire to try and blame the republicans even with the MSM. They are losing their credibility.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#38 Oct 1, 2013
Justin wrote:
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$17.6 Billion in federal spending PER DAY.
Those are some damn expensive jobs. We should just offer half of them an early retirement.
They already are. The Senate has only been working 2 days a week.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#39 Oct 1, 2013
incredulous wrote:
<quoted text>We have what could be the dumbest prez in history(he won't reveal his grades so they have to be horrendous),,,,why should we expect anything more than chaos, inefficiency, mistakes and higher costs than they expected. The scumbag wants to bankrupt this country. He is a known commie, racist and terrorist. He got in power only because he is black... because the liberal elite knew the American citizens who voted him into power were too stupid to notice his hatred....and they were right. Even his pig faced wife was never proud to be an American until her commie fairy princess got elected.
Very true, because with Obama's ego, you know that all the stuff he is hiding has to be detrimental to his image the MSM have painted of him with water colors that will run as soon as the facts be known.
CBOW

Dover, PA

#40 Oct 1, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
THE 401K'S OF AMERICAN WORKERS WILL TAKE AN IMMEDIATE HIT.....The teaparty, House republicans at work for YOU......
Really, wall street looks normal to me. Just another bump in Odumbo's road..........

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#41 Oct 1, 2013
Justin wrote:
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If you're selling on Tuesday, then I'm buying.
When the market goes back up on Friday, I'll sell it back to you for a profit.
That's when you get hit.
Stupid Americans fall for this every time. You always let the media and your next door neighbor tell you when to buy and sell, and then you always get screwed.
Absolutely not how it worked last time....just ask Newt Gingrich.....

Since: Oct 12

Location hidden

#42 Oct 1, 2013
CBOW wrote:
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Really, wall street looks normal to me. Just another bump in Odumbo's road..........
... Those that refuse to learn from History, are doomed to repeat it.....

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#43 Oct 1, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Absolutely not how it worked last time....just ask Newt Gingrich.....
The republicans gained seats in both house pookie. Newt's error was forcing moderates off the fence before they got a sore crotch.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#44 Oct 1, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> ... Those that refuse to learn from History, are doomed to repeat it.....
True, Nero, Lenin, Hitler and Obama are all traveling the same failed road.
Justin

United States

#45 Oct 1, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text>Absolutely not how it worked last time....just ask Newt Gingrich.....
Whatever dip the stock market has today, it's just traders with short positions trying to get them off the books. This has no impact on your retirement.
Osama Obama

Shippensburg, PA

#46 Oct 1, 2013
Odumass speaks in the rose garden.Starts at 1:01P.M says Good MORNING twice.What an idiot!

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#47 Oct 1, 2013
Osama Obama wrote:
Dirty Harry showed again how much he hates US citizens.Us working people do not want Obamascare.
You "working people" don't know whatthefuck you're talking about.
CBOW

Dover, PA

#48 Oct 1, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> ... Those that refuse to learn from History, are doomed to repeat it.....
Practice what you preach.

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