October 1st, 2013

hedgehog

AMERICA HELD HOSTAGE: Day 1

The terrorists, having failed to prevent the United States from moving a step closer to a first-world healthcare system by legitimate means (legislative, judiciary, electoral) and continued nagging (40+ legislative gestures), have managed to shut down the government. Stay tuned.
shades

"The Reign of Morons is here."

In his usual gentle and nuanced fashion, Charles Pierce discusses the shutdown. Sample follows:
We have elected an ungovernable collection of snake-handlers, Bible-bangers, ignorami, bagmen and outright frauds, a collection so ungovernable that it insists the nation be ungovernable, too. We have elected people to govern us who do not believe in government.