1. Gahars

    OP Gahars Bakayaro Banzai
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    The United States' Congress has been playing a nasty game of brinkmanship (aka "politics chicken") for a while now, with the rival Democrats and Republicans bickering over the nation's budget. Republicans have tried to tie budget negotiations to the Affordable Healthcare Act, Democrats were outraged, and shit just hasn't gotten done.

    Well, we've reached the deadline without any budget, so... here are we. The US government is in shutdown mode.

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    Thanks, ya dinguses.

    To be fair, this is hardly the first time such a thing has happened. We've been through this process 18 times in the past, so it's not like things are irreparably damaged or that we can't get back on track. Still plenty embarrassing, of course.

    Kick your back your shoes and relax, folks. Thanks to all the Congressional dicks, tonight we're going to party like it's 1996.
     
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  2. Lilith Valentine

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    You had one job!
     
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  3. filfat

    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur
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    We all know that the Leaders in use as kinda weird... USA please do not kill me...
    BTW I am not saying that our "leader" isent weird, but he is defently better then Barack Obama(Have no idea how to spel that XD).
     
  4. Duo8

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    An here I was suppose to apply for food assistance in 17 days 8D

     
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  6. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    From what I know this is not Obama's fault.
     
  7. filfat

    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur
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    I took him as a example, there is more peoples that "rule" in USA.
    ... Is you a secret spy from USA???... Please don't kill me :P
     
  8. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    No but Congress is not the president. I don't know too much about the inner workings about the US but I wouldn't be surprised if Congress has much more power than the president. The drawback is that they'll have to agree about everything or nothing happens (like here).
     
  9. filfat

    filfat Musician, Developer & Entrepreneur
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    True... Agent Arras :P
     
  10. FireGrey

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    Wait what, how would the country even function without a government...?
     
  11. Duo8

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    Only parts are shut down.
     
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    Arras GBAtemp Guru
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    Bah, the Republicans will stop being ignorant after awhile.
     
  14. anhminh

    anhminh Pirate since 2010
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    Yes, we can
    This slogan still work =))
     
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    For some fun check out www.usda.com Has a special message about this. I wonder if the food is no longer being inspected? I knoww almost none was before but almost and is are not the same.
    Edit: awwww they changed it.
     
  17. Tom Bombadildo

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    Well...sucks for certain government employees.
     
  18. BORTZ

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    If the NSA was monitoring facebook as heavily as they say, they could have already had this problem solved by all the experts.
     
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  19. marcus134

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    Actually, the question is: what if the country could function without a government?
     
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