Welcome to Day 2 of the Government Shutdown Slimdown.
The sun still came up today. In fact, the day seems even sunnier and brighter than it did yesterday, when the ‘shutdown’ began.
I don’t understand why people are so upset. The U.S. Congress hasn’t passed a budget since 2007. It’s not the House Republicans who aren’t doing their jobs, it’s the Democrat-controlled Senate. In fact, the Republican House has been sending over funding bills for the last few days: House sends over 3 emergency spending bills. The problem is that the Senate is full of these types of guys:
And hey, look who’s getting furloughed: 91% of the IRS.
Maybe it ain’t so bad after all…