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US govt shuts down for 1st time in 17 years as budget talks fail

01.10.2013 04:11

The US federal government is partially shutting down after the Congress failed to fund its work amid a Republican drive to defund the Obamacare healthcare program. President Obama addressed to US troops to boost their confidence amid the crisis.

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Mig Val 02.10.2013 04:43

I hope the keep it down for a very long time , when I really needed the help I didnt get it and all those basts that I know that did. Not help me qhen I need it. Im haappy that they wont be getting paid mmmmmother fuchas


Peter Craig 02.10.2013 03:52

Troy hit it right on the head!! However, the ballot box this time was as tainted as obamas administration is. Voter fraud swept under the rug by the media, with an unaware (stupid) public ready and willing to shine his shoes.
End result- Stevie Wonder performing at the white house, and Benghazi murderer Hillary waiting in the wings, to make sure we have 1000 years of darkness.
With obamacare and Fukushima wrecking the food chain, its not so hard to imagine now. I actually lose sleep over this !


Peter Craig 02.10.2013 03:37

This should have happened long ago, but the Repubs have no backbone to actually lead a charge. God help us...


Troy Walker 02.10.2013 02:56

Actually it is the American People's Fault.. You all voted the dummy Obama into office for a 2nd term. Knowing that he didn't do anything the first time. So why Reelect a idiot for another 4 years


Rocky Racoon 01.10.2013 20:54

U should hear alex jones going crazy over Obomacare as he calls it. Tells you what side of the fence he is on his attacks on public schools are not veiled either. Don't worry health care and education will soon be available at Wall Mart.....dvd's for grade k to 12 in one packet of 12 and undergrad and grad studies at our specially marked wall marts if you don't know the mark well you have no need for that product-we figured it all out by google computing.....your life chances put you in jail and we have a special designation for you people called sure to remain poor all through life.......


eddie 01.10.2013 19:56

When old empires die new once arise often worse than those that went before.


M.K. 01.10.2013 17:04

Greed reigns supreme it seems. If there ever was a moment in recent american history, which embodies greed and legalized corruption, look no further. Such a disappointment. Americans can do and deserve better.


Geoff King 01.10.2013 16:55

In mid-October they might as well raise the debt ceiling to 500 quadrillion. It is mathematically impossible for the US to ever pay it's current debt, so why not go for broke.....literally?


Elizabeth Davis 01.10.2013 16:00

As an American I am completely embarrassed. I personally don't want Obamacare and neither do most people I know. But most of all I don't want my country's leaders fighting like children.


Bob Connole 01.10.2013 15:52

who are the 7 democrats that voted Yea? chaos is all ways fun just hope it doesn't hurt us much.


mike 01.10.2013 15:11

This is a corporate-owned government. When it comes to doubling their salaries and getting contributions (meaning bribes) they aren't that zealous to shut down. Just one less war would have paid for a complete healthcare in this country.


topman safaris 01.10.2013 14:54

We the citizen of the world are watching US very clossely.American Govt has made the Americans the most hated people on this plannet.They are unable to see and act on the wrong doings of their Govt and protest against it.


Geoff King 01.10.2013 14:52

If Obamacare is so great, why are government employees exempt from it?


Geoff King 01.10.2013 14:47

Next the government will demand that you can only buy such and such a brand of car or clothing or anything else. Whichever corporations pay them the most money to write illegal laws demanding we only buy from them will get all of our business.


Geoff King 01.10.2013 14:43

Forcing citizens to have to purchase what the government demands is not only un-democratic but it is against the Constitution. They all need to be arrested for treason.


Geoff King 01.10.2013 14:29

rogirl 01.10.2013 14:08

well time to warch your back now obombomb as you are probably in line to get sacked, wonder if you are going to stop having your $200 haircuts


Do n't forget his 10 million dollar vacations where even his dog gets private helicopter rides. Oh well, when the shirt hits the fan, we know where to find him....out playing golf like a responsible president should be.


rogirl 01.10.2013 14:08

well time to warch your back now obombomb as you are probably in line to get sacked, wonder if you are going to stop having your $200 haircuts

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