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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) received 'an earful' from Democrats about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the flight to South Africa for Nelson Mandela's funeral. - Meme by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

Watch An Audience Laugh At Ted Cruz When He Tells Them He Didn’t Want A Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Ted Cruz tried to shirk responsibility for last month’s government shutdown – and got just the response he deserved – loud laughter from an audience.

by Ellen Brodsky· · News
Ann Coulter; credit: Wikipedia/Gage Skidmore @Salon

Ann Coulter ‘So Proud’ Of ‘Brilliant’ Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

The government shutdown put the GOP’s poll numbers in the toilet. But, to Ann Coulter, it was a “beautifully-run,” smashing success for Republicans.

by Ellen Brodsky· · News
Photo of Rick Wiles screen captured from video via TruNews. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nytagg0S0tg

Wingnut Rick Wiles Claims Government Shutdown Being Used To Attack White Americans

Talk show host Rick Wiles recently asked on his TruNews program, “Have you noticed that the only people being shut down or evicted are white Americans?”

by Greg Miller· · News
The Koch Brothers are crying uncle. They have abandoned the Tea Party government shutdown strategy. It is clear they realize it is a train wreck.

Tea Party Alert: Government Shutdown Strategy Abandoned By Your Master

(PHOTO) The Koch Brothers are crying uncle. They have abandoned the Tea Party government shutdown strategy. In fact they make the claim in their letter (the entire letter can be found below) that, Koch has not taken a position on the legislative tactic of tying the continuing resolution to defunding […]

by The Liberal· · News
Even if they lose the fight over Obamacare, “Obama has little reason to engage Boehner until the latter supplies more specifics.." For the GOP, this is big.
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The Government Shutdown: For Republicans, It’s Bigger Than Obamacare

(PHOTO) “I don’t want to abolish government. I simply want to reduce it to the size where I can drag it into the bathroom and drown it in the bathtub.” –Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform, 2004 “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have to get something out of this. […]

by Randle Aubrey· · News
Photo of Cardinal Arch Bishop and President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops Timothy M. Dolan from Wikipedia. Dolan is also the archbishop of New York.

Catholic Bishops Wanted Government Shutdown, Asked House Republicans To Hold Nation Hostage Over Birth Control Mandate

America’s Catholic Bishops wrote a letter urging House Republicans to shut down the government unless Obamacare denies birth control coverage to women.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
House GOP Plot to Shutdown U.S. Government Over Obamacare infographic by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info.

The GOP Has Been Planning The Government Shutdown Since Last Year. Here’s The Proof (INFOGRAPHIC)

This shocking memo shows just how far the House GOP — and their wealthy paymasters — will go in order to deny healthcare to the American people.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
After voting to shut down the federal government, members of the GOP are now at a loss to understand why there are government facility closures. Seriously.
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GOP Geniuses Seek Cause Of Government Facility Closures After Voting To Shut Government Down

(PHOTO) After voting to shut down the federal government, members of the GOP are now at a loss to understand why there are government facility closures. They’re probing into why certain federal buildings and monuments are not open. Seriously. On October 2nd House Republicans launched a probe into the closing […]

by Randa Morris· · News
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Polls Show Government Shutdown May Hand Control Of The House To Democrats

24 new polls from battleground congressional districts show the GOP’s government shutdown may hand the House of Representatives to Democrats in 2014.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
The Most Epic Ass-Kicking A Republican Has Suffered By The Media On The Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

The Most Epic Ass-Kicking A Republican Has Suffered By The Media On The Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Reince Priebus sat through the most damning interview of his tenure as RNC Chairman, and was grilled about why Republicans are holding America hostage.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
Government Shutdown May Hand Democrats A Victory In VA Governor’s Race (VIDEO)

Government Shutdown May Hand Democrats A Victory In VA Governor’s Race (VIDEO)

Thanks to public outrage against the Tea Party and the government shutdown, the VA governor race might go to the democratic candidate.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Glenn Beck: Obama’s ‘Next Step’ After Government Shutdown Is To Murder Americans (VIDEO)

Glenn Beck: Obama’s ‘Next Step’ After Government Shutdown Is To Murder Americans (VIDEO)

Apparently, Glenn Beck can’t just sit back and let Ted Cruz get all the lunatic love while our country falls deeper into the government shutdown crisis.

by Ellen Brodsky· · News
Republican States “I Need My Paycheck” After Voting For Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Republican States “I Need My Paycheck” After Voting For Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC) says ‘I need my paycheck,’ and will continue getting her pay during the government shutdown she voted for.

by Wes Williams· · News
Government Shutdown Restaurant “Specials” Have Lawmakers Paying Double

Government Shutdown Restaurant “Specials” Have Lawmakers Paying Double

Restaurants in the D.C. area send a very clear message about the government shutdown by running “shutdown specials” in which members of Congress pay double.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Screen shot of Fox News Government Slimdown. From Newshounds http://www.newshounds.us/_fox_news_blames_obama_for_making_government_slimdown_a_shutdown_10022013

‘Government Slimdown,’ Not ‘Shutdown’ Insists Fox News

Fox News claims there’s no “shutdown,” just a “government slimdown.” Guess all those hungry children going without WIC should just “slim down,” huh?

by Abby Miller· · News
Senators Caught Lying About Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Republican Senators Caught On Camera Lying About Government Shutdown (VIDEO)

Senator McConnell and Senator Paul show how Republicans are playing a game with the American people, their lives, and the economy. To them it is just a matter of poll testing phrases, not governing honestly. While being interviewed by local news station WPSD 6, the following exchange occurred between Senator […]

by The Liberal· · News
World Media Opines On U.S. Government Shutdown
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International Media Laughing At U.S. Government Shutdown, Blame GOP

As we enter into the third day of the government shutdown, the media machine of the United States volleys back and forth with itself in a sort of adolescent blame game. Much like the houses of legislation themselves, the media points the finger of blame and responsibility toward the opposite […]

by Greg Miller· · News
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Government Shutdown Costs U.S. $300 Million Per Day

Contrary to the GOP’s spin, the government shutdown hurts the private AND public sectors, with mounting costs of $1.6 billion per week.

by Randa Morris· · News
The Ku Klux Klan (KKK) had to cancel an Oct 5th rally at Gettysburg as national parks across the nation close due to the government shutdown. http://www.flickr.com/photos/craigoneal/ Craig ONeal

KKK Rally Cancelled Due To Government Shutdown. Aw Shucks!

The Ku Klux Klan had a permit to hold a rally at Gettysburg on Saturday, October 5th. But, thanks to their brothers-in-spirit, the Tea Party, they will have to find somewhere else to wear their little costumes and wave their flags. The Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, […]

by T. Steelman· · News
Nate Beeler, The Columbus Dispatch

Right-Wing Radio Host Insists Economic Crash And Government Shutdown Good Thing (AUDIO)

Right-wing radio host Mark Levin is urging the GOP to deliberately harm the economy with the shutdown, much to the chagrin of their masters on Wall Street.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News