Government Shutdown Begins

With the House of Representatives unwilling to pass a budget without defunding the Affordable Care Act, and the Senate unwilling to accept such a demand, the United States government entered its first partial shutdown in 17 years at midnight. What do you think?

“After this stunt, I suspect incumbency rates will plummet to the high 80s.”

Hans Kilroy • Jug Maker


“The Holocaust Museum and cafeteria will be closed? It looks like us Washington, D.C. residents will be on our own for dinner.”

Vanessa Coffrin • Unemployed

“Finally, a little time for myself.”

Curiosity • Mars Rover