Well on the positive note, at least in L.A. the local IRS office is closed and
the IRS employees are in furlough mode. I'm sure the Brits are enjoying the
irony. The American Revolution started because American Merchants didn't
want to pay their taxes.
Mr Askar:You should do an article explaining the other side of the
coin and tell readers how many hundred of millions of taxpayer dollars per day
are being saved from government overspending by this shutdown. That in turn
reduces our out-of-control federal deficit accordingly. Not a bad side effect.
It will also show the general public that a lot of current
government spending can actually be done without, and thus reduce our federal
What do they mean the pandas are currently out of work? Aren't they all
employed in the capital?