In case you've forgotten what this whole government "shutdown" and impeding debt-ceiling fight are all about:
TOWAMENCIN TWP., Pa. - October 9, 2013 (WPVI) -- A decision to cancel Halloween celebrations at an elementary school in Montgomery County is stirring controversy among some parents.
Parents received a letter Tuesday from the principal at Inglewood Elementary School.
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For the "would be funny if it weren't scary" file:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The man drew the gun several times on the crowded San Francisco commuter train, with surveillance video showing him pointing it across the aisle without anyone noticing and then putting it back against his side, according to authorities.
Shutdown? You say there's a government shutdown?
The Pentagon is sending $50 million cargo planes straight from the assembly line to mothballs because it has no use for them, yet it still hasn’t stopped ordering the aircraft, according to a report.
I'll bet some of you haven't even packedyet:
The musician-turned-activist reckons the world will end in 2030 - leading to the extinction of humankind.
Sir Bob, 61, based his miserable prediction on the effects of climate change.
“The world can decide in a fit of madness to kill itself," he told a group of youngsters at a summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Wow, maybe I should take this climate change business seriously after all:
But in Ben Tracy’s story, which mentioned the IPCC’s latest report, he said that oceans have absorbed much of the heat caused by CO2 and that ocean temperatures have risen only slightly.
I was going to lay off from what conservative critics have started calling Shutdown Theater for a few days. But this is just too good:
The monuments and memorials in Washington and Philadelphia will once again be open to visitors, provided they’re there for “First Amendment activity,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters Wednesday.
I say we should have a day of mourning or at least a moment of silence:
CROWN POINT, Indiana — People who live or work in northwestern Indiana's Lake County will soon find their paychecks a little smaller as the state begins collections for the last of the state's 92 counties to impose a local income tax.