The Government Shutdown — which has left children with cancer in the lurch, food benefits cut off, and members of congress still handsomely paid, along with a myriad of other bad stuff — has barreled into its fifth day, with still no substantive progress on a deal that would restore the Federal government.
Passport need renewing? Psyched for that totally amazing weekend you have lined up in Yellowstone? Well, John Boehner has some bad news for you: Unless the Senate agrees to delay the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (AKA ObamaKillsUCare) for an entire year, House Republicans will most likely let the government shut down on October 1st. Fun!