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Showdown, Shutdown, Shakedown

Raging Moderate

Government’s closed, everybody! Go home. Except Congress, that is, whose members are still getting paid, classified as “essential workers.” Although right now, neither one of those words seems very apt or ept. Unapt and inept is more like it. Inapt? Unept?
A minority of the majority of one house of Congress continues to hold the country hostage. “Down on the floor, America, and hands behind your back. Anybody moves, shoot ‘em.” And if we don’t agree to their demented demands, we’ll never see our families or Panda Cam again.
To say that the Tea Party really, really ...

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