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  •  Does this mean the troops don't get paid, the (3+ / 0-)
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    liberte, mungley, Matt Z

    federal prison staffs don't show up for work, the Border Patrol and INS leave the gates open, etc., etc., etc.?  Take to your bunkers, TPers.

    •  Does this mean the TeaPartyers don't get paid? (2+ / 0-)
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      mungley, Matt Z

      And their staff gets furloughed?  Are they willing to work without pay and benefits?  Or would they consider themselves essential, and be exempted from the shutdown?  So many questions.

    •  It ALSO means that the federal contractors (1+ / 0-)
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      don't get paid.

      There are millions of Americans who work in industries supported directly by government contracts. Those checks won't be going out either.

      Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn. - Poor Richard's Almanac 1755

      by mungley on Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 10:29:43 AM PDT

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