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It is October 1st. The sky is still there.
Free Republic ^ | 10/01/2013

Posted on 09/30/2013 9:16:45 PM PDT by cll

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21 posted on 09/30/2013 9:54:47 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: cableguymn; cherry

Thanks for the responses. I’m not as scared now as I was when I posted.


22 posted on 09/30/2013 10:00:00 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: cll

Good going Republicans ,I’m glad Republicans didn’t back down.

shut the government down forever( that is my dream)


23 posted on 09/30/2013 10:00:20 PM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: cll; Chode

Are you sure? Did anyone go outside and look up?


24 posted on 09/30/2013 10:02:11 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: rurgan

"Help! I'm the Federal Government. And I've fallen! And I CAN'T GET UP!"


25 posted on 09/30/2013 10:02:17 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: cll

This is horrible! The federal government can no longer tax me. I have to sit here, helpless, while my bank account grows. What if it gets to be too much? Will it asplode? Oh, Joe Biden, come save me!


26 posted on 09/30/2013 10:07:56 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Billthedrill
LOL!!!!Wonder if there are any "Federal Government Shutdown Parties" going on in bars or clubs around the US. In a number of areas, it isn't "closing time" yet..

PS A bit political guerilla, but just got the great idea. Go around to decrepit looking US postal boxes and affix stickers that say:

"JUST THINK: THE PEOPLE THAT RUN ME WILL SOON RUN YOUR HEALTH CARE!"

Then of course get the heck out of there. Just sayin'. This was like the "Obama" face sticker right where the horrendous gasoline price displays after pumping a full tank of gas.

27 posted on 09/30/2013 10:16:58 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: cll

Did they shut down the NSA and send everyone home?


28 posted on 09/30/2013 10:17:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: rurgan

I am pleased too; and stunned, I didn’t think the republicans had it in them! Speaking as a DOD civilian employee who lived through the last one in ‘95; the world did nome to an end. This too shall pass.


29 posted on 09/30/2013 10:30:07 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Hmmmmm....let's make lemonade. I have an idea here.

Constitutional Scholars/Lawyers: In view of the shutdown in the last hour or so and the Democrats scream it will be the "end of the world as we know it" and all Federal services including those impacting internal and national security, can States and Localities Make EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS and say that "Since the US Federal Government has officially shut down, and border security/national sovereignty is primarily the domain of the Federal Government, yet our own localities (states) suffer from an extreme Illegal Alien influx, fiscal drain and crime problem, we are hereby assuming all matters of detention, citizenship or legal alien status confirmation and if necessary expulsion from the United States of those in our State (County) found to not be on US soil with proper I.C.E. legal authorization, until such time as the Federal Government can resume these police powers by themselves, for the sake of the protection of our citizens. This policy shall continue until further notice."?


30 posted on 09/30/2013 10:30:37 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: Jean2

I’m so happy!

Good going Republicans ,I’m glad Republicans didn’t back down.

I’m glad the government is shut down. none of the government is needed except for the military and border control and that is it , get rid of the IRS, EPA, FEC, FCC, gov schools, NASA( the global warming hoax pushers) etc

“I am pleased too; and stunned, I didn’t think the republicans had it in them!”


31 posted on 09/30/2013 10:41:33 PM PDT by rurgan (give laws an expiration date:so the congress has to review every 4 years to see if needed)
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To: cll

First Syria, then the Russians and now the Americans. That’s three strike Barry! You’re outta there!


32 posted on 09/30/2013 10:43:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The time for impeachment has come.)
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To: cll

October 1st is my birthday. I think I’m going to have a nice day :)


33 posted on 09/30/2013 11:46:22 PM PDT by catbertz
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To: cll

The nations hospitals are still functioning, for now. Today ushers in new reimbursement and measurement schemes designed to not pay for services rendered. I’ll pose the nasty question: How many industries will survive when they are mandated by government edict to give away goods and services? I’ll give hospitals and clinics in non urban locations a year maybe.


34 posted on 10/01/2013 3:43:03 AM PDT by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: cll

This just in… Welfare recipients, democRATS, village idiots, Obongo staff, illegal aliens, Food Stamp money exchangers, PETA Puffers, Democrat Underground (FEMA-Nazis), peter puffers, RINOs and the unemployed are committing suicide at unprecedented rates. Republicans call for an Emergency Government Shutdown extension so as to ensure the dumbest of the dumb are also given a chance to commit suicide. More later….


35 posted on 10/01/2013 4:18:16 AM PDT by AKinAK (Keep your powder dry pilgrim.)
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To: Morgana
still here anyway
36 posted on 10/01/2013 4:44:40 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: cll

Dingy hairy’s fault.


37 posted on 10/01/2013 4:47:51 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: cll

Who will frisk us before we get on the plane?

Pray America is Waking Up


38 posted on 10/01/2013 5:14:50 AM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Secret Agent Man
i wish it actually meant they were all fired.

so that to get things going again, there had to be debate and we could get rid of many alphabet agencies altogether.

i wouldn’t mind if a shutdown meant all politicians’ seats are open too. good ones would return, iffy ones might be defeated.
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Frankly If I were president every federal employee would be asked to turn in their resignation and sit for rehiring.

I remember Bush tried to do that with a few departments, and they refused and he backed down. I would send in the Sheriff and remove them and lock up the buildings.

The elected government is bad enough but the lifers in the bureaucracy is what kills us.

39 posted on 10/01/2013 5:19:45 AM PDT by Chickensoup (...We didn't love freedom enough... Solzhenitsyn.)
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