vigilante. Nice. Only in America.
"Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly appeared on CBS’ 60 Minutes on Sunday night to discuss his latest book, Killing Jesus. O’Reilly opened up about his show preparation, his media empire, and how he has matured since his youth. “I was a little thug, and now I’m being paid millions of dollars for being a big thug,” the Fox host said of his youth" [Source]
Anywhoo, we are almost 24 hours into our government shutdown, and the gangs on both sides are digging in. Let the battle of the talking points begin.
I know that most of you reading this haven't felt it yet, but my fear is that we will feel it in unspeakable ways down the line. Our national security is at stake. The safety of our air travel will be jeopardized and the lives of poor children will be disrupted.
Michele Bachmann can kiss a million veterans in a DC national park, it won't change the fact that her party is responsible for the park -and others like it- being closed.
"Officials said roughly 800,000 federal employees would be affected by the shutdown after a half-day on the job Tuesday to fill out time cards, put new messages on their voice mail and similar chores.
Among those workers were some at the National Institute of Health’s famed hospital of last resort, where officials said no new patients would be admitted for the duration of the shutdown. Dr. Francis Collins, agency director, estimated that each week the shutdown lasts will force the facility to turn away about 200 patients, 30 of them children, who want to enroll in studies of experimental treatments. Patients already at the hospital are permitted to stay." [Source]
I bet Michele won't be kissing any of them.