The impact of the government shutdown

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      sonofspy777
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      Nine departments have been affected by the shutdown, including Homeland Security, Justice, Housing, Agriculture, Commerce, Interior, and the Treasury.

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      Native American tribes receive substantial federal funding for essential services like healthcare and food as part of a deal negotiated decades ago in exchange for Native lands.

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      The Department of Agriculture confirmed eligible families would continue to receive food assistance in January, but some programmes will operate solely on state funding through the shutdown.

      The National Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Association, which provides food and education to low-income pregnant mothers and children, issued a statement urging lawmakers to end the shutdown before state agencies run out of funds. “Over seven million mothers, pregnant women, and children rely on WIC,” association president Rev Douglas Greenaway said.

      https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46739180

      The fool wants to play “hold my breath until I turn blue” maybe he’ll save us the trouble of jailing

      by dying of ASPHYXIATION!
      https://i.postimg.cc/ncjQFd0m/5621.gif

      “Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.”
      ~Samuel Clemens

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      Cold Mountain Trail
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      they don’t make that much…and their jobs aren’t that easy…but a lot of them seem to take it out on the folks they supposedly “serve”

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      Cold Mountain Trail
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      the fecking department of “homeland” “security” which should have been outlawed a decade ago in any decent country

      first thing the two heads of the corporate d*ck could agree on, gotta keep that one funded

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