The minute anyone says the government shutdown is the fault of the Democrats in Congress and President Obama, please show them this video where Speaker of the House, John Boehner takes absolute 100% responsibility for what is now the worst attack on America's government in the history of our Nation.
On the October 6th edition of This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Boehner said: (referring to the shutdown) "The threat of Obamacare was so important, it was time for us to take a stand. And we took a stand."
This "stand" that the Republicans have taken is going to have devastating consequences on the economy, children with cancer will not receive state of the art treatment options, injured soldiers will not be receiving treatment or benefits, the FDA has begun to stop food inspection, the CDC has stopped giving out life-saving flu vaccines. People are going to die. People are going to lose fortunes.
The only good thing that will come out of this disaster is that plenty of Republican members of Congress will be looking for new jobs come 2014.
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