This partial shutdown will gradually worsen as no more business is getting done. Things will fall apart. Things will fall apart when the center does not hold. You are promoting the destruction of the US Government.
OMG OMG OMG WE ARE LL GONNA DIE... !!!
Sounds like a plot to a cheesy SciFi movie...
Our government has been around for 200 years. In good times and bad. In times much much worse than this and it has survived.
You my friend are a bit confused, thinking money is the ONLY thing driving our government. But how wrong you are.
Right now men and women continue to work without pay. Why? Because they are ordered to? No, these highly skilled individuals can easily find employment in the private sector.
They continue to work because they believe what they are doing is is right and just. They believe what they are doing is good for both our country and our planet.
They believe.... they believe... no not just believe but have the strongest of faith in our country, our government but most importantly, it's people.
It's the exact same faith that carried poor ragged farmers through the cold winter at Valley Forge and gave them the courage to fight the worlds greatest army.
That and thousands of other battles both large and small.
Tomorrow will be a new day and when the sun comes up, you will still find Uncle Sam doing what he does best. Serving the American people because our government just doesn't represent the American people... it is the American people.
A young democrat once said it best..."Ask not what your country can do for you... Ask what you can do for your country..."
Look at those who continue to work without pay and you'll find they still carry the faith.
Americans are many things, even a bit crazy, but most of all we are adaptable.
So have faith my friend, tomorrow will be another day... and should Uncle Sam take off his hat and ask for help, don't be surprised if you find long lines of unpaid volunteers wanting keep things going.
As I said, we are all a bit crazy.