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Federal Workers Speak On How it Feels to Be Shut Down (Video)

Backs up against the wall, employed but not gainfully, this clip is representative of the employees and contractors NOT getting paid while President Trump and Congress are at a standstill over the Wall.

Okay. Actually, most everyone else in the situation (other Repubs and Dems in the Senate) are in agreement… at least to the extent we could reopen the government coffers and get these folks paychecks flowing again in the short-term. Now. It. Is. Just. Trump. President Trump. Alone. Standing on his Wall (um… slats… um, whatever)!

All the while. These people’s lives are in limbo. VICE reports (in the short above).


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President Trump Vs. U.S. Senate: Who Will Stop The Government Shutdown? (Video)

Anybody else get a little excited when a vid posts of super-woke, super-cute Angela Rye giving us the realness? It’s okay if it’s just me. Really. Alright enough from me. Let’s listen to Angela tell us how an extended President Trump tantrum will ultimately cause government workers to lose pay, put many U.S. citizens at risk (e.g. food inspections stop), and more.

Angela Rye Weighs In On The Government Shutdown, Trump’s Tantrums + More
– Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM


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Comedy/Politics: Jon Stewart Blasts GOP Over U.S. Government Shutdown on ‘The Daily Show’ (Video)

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart taking it there – to the heights of satire – addressing the government shutdown, and calling out the House Republicans for doing all they can to scuttle the Affordable Care Act, including forcing a government shutdown. “It’s a f**king law” that all three branches of government have thus far upheld. Then Stewart sacked the the Republicans, scrambling to down President Obama’s hallmark legislative achievement, with THE hardest hit:

“Did you see the Giants game on Sunday? They lost 31-7. Do you know what the Giants didn’t say after that game? ‘If you don’t give us 25 more points by midnight on Monday, we will shut down the f**king NFL.'”

– Jon Stewart


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