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What If The Pretend Sequester Shutdown Is Actually The Real Thing?

Symbolized by the White House tour shutdown, and manifesting in reality as funding cuts for programs in every state, the pretend shutdown of federal services is serving well to demonstrate what life would be like if the money stopped flowing altogether.

But maybe it isn't temporary.

Perhaps the so-called 'sequester' debacle isn't just another hurdle that will eventually be overcome, to be repeated again all too soon with a slightly different form and a sexy new name. What if they've run out of sexy new names and fiscal band-aids? What if this 'fiscal cliff' isn't just another false alarm?

What if this time it's real?

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If it was real...

there would be no security to enforce it.
Those guys get paid double time.
This is bullsh*t.
Shut the fu*kers down!

What if you are full of crap?

The government would never abandon us!

Think of Amber!

The government loves Amber!!!

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I'll Believe It When I See It

Currently they are only eliminating privatized contracts and retaining government employees. This will only make the economy worse, because it shifts labor away from efficiently run private companies, and toward inefficient bureaucracies.

There will be no economic improvement until they start firing bureaucrats/agents/social-workers. As long as a large number of laborers are trapped in economically unproductive/destructive government jobs, the economy will perpetually decline.

We might be about to see it...

dum de dum dum dum...

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FAA to close 149 U.S. Airport Towers

BLOOMBERG - Sequester Jester: FAA to close 149 U.S. Airport Towers After Budget Cuts


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ConstitutionHugger's picture

Clean the slate to live again

Now even when I'm listening to music I hear libertarian messages. These people are really talented - it's mellow pretty music http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnrQnLKOyS0&feature=share

That would be great


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Wouldn't it be wonderful?

I live in California, a state bigger than most countries. I don't think I'd miss the Feds at all.

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Cyril's picture

Same here!

Same here!


wouldn't miss them...


A L L !

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Totally agreed. Wisconsin is a wealthy producer state

that still has manufacturing and exports. We would also do just fine without the feds and their payoffs and paybacks.

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