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Time Ticking Away for #GOP and #TeaPartyTerrorists
Tea Party Terrorists Take America Hostage ~ Monday 9/30/13
Tea Party Terrorists Take America Hostage ~ Sunday 9/29/13
Tea Party Terrorists Take America Hostage - Saturday 9/28/13
[House Republicans Are] Lemmings with suicide vests. They have to be more than just a lemming. Because jumping to your death is not enough.
. . . You have this group saying somehow if you’re not with them, you’re with Obamcare. If you’re not with their plan -- exactly what they want to do, you’re with Obamcare. It’s getting a little old...
You guys ever watch 16 Candles? You guys remember Long Duk Dong at the end? That’s going to be us tomorrow, waking up on the grass, crashed automobile. That’s us.
~ Rep. Devin Nunes of California
We’ve had a referendum on that, so we can keep debating it from the floor of the Senate, but you don’t get to hold the entire economy, the entire country, hostage because you don’t like the outcome of the election.
~ Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass
We will not go to conference with a gun to our head.
~ Senator Harry Reid, D-Nevada, Majority Leader
What is happening tonight is happening tonight because this is what Republicans want to do. This is what they promised to do. This tactic — ‘Let’s Roll!’ — is an end in and of itself, and that is why there’s no talking them out of it. Elect Republicans and they will burn the place down.
~ Rachel Maddow on MSNBC
About every other House lawmaker I just talked to smelled like booze. It's only 9pm. Wheeee!— jennifer bendery (@jbendery) October 1, 2013
confirmed. also, it's a bipartisan affair RT @jbendery: About every other House lawmaker I just talked to smelled like booze. It's only 9pm.— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) October 1, 2013
This is a debacle! Watching the GOP House circus wanting a conference on C-SPAN: "Charlie, I want to use my life line" #governmentshutdown— Barbara Disco (@iwanttolearn) October 1, 2013
The First Casualties of a Government Shutdown: Public Workers, Scientists, and Sick People http://t.co/QEz8orL0vw— Serpentine202 (@Serpentine202) October 1, 2013
As a New Yorker I am so pissed that the Tea Party is responsible for shutting down the Statue of Liberty due to their hatred of government.— Matt Murphy (@MattMurph24) October 1, 2013
#shutdown Pelosi with House Dem leaders making statements right now in Capitol .— Lynn Sweet (@lynnsweet) October 1, 2013
#shutdown Sen. Durbin on House side briefly just huddled with Pelosi chief of staff; now heading to Reid's office.— Lynn Sweet (@lynnsweet) October 1, 2013
House Republicans have just done what Al-Qaeda could only dream of. Everyone, meet the Christian Brotherhood: pic.twitter.com/XpezTtH9It— Grand Old Parody (@GrandOldParody1) October 1, 2013
We are minutes away from a government shutdown & Republicans have brought shame to this country #cspanchat— Steve Wallace (@Stwallace23) October 1, 2013
House Dems point out Boehner never appointed conferees on the budget resolution and Senate GOP blocked attempts to go to conference 18 times— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) October 1, 2013
#Koch bros finally force gov shutdown, John Birch, Fred Koch rolling in their graves with joy— PeePartyexpress (@PeePartyExpress) October 1, 2013
http://t.co/4tSrGXNJVo is still up. Expected to go down shortly— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) October 1, 2013
RT @uscapitol: Due to a lapse in government funding, this account will not be active until further notice.— Ginger Gibson (@GingerGibson) October 1, 2013
Dear GOP. You're going to regret this.— Ｇｕｓ (@Gus_802) October 1, 2013
The Anarchist have all gathered to wish each other Happy Shutdown.— Company Store (@RATM4) October 1, 2013
800,000 federal workers now out on furlough | http://t.co/xMjkDmRDe8— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) October 1, 2013
"Bro we're trying too hard." - Al Qaeda members watching #GOPshutdown— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) October 1, 2013
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK BEING SHUTDOWN TOMORROW ON ITS 123RD BIRTHDAY. NASA WILL SHUTDOWN TOMORROW ON ITS 55TH BIRTHDAY. #911BUFF— Operator (@911BUFF) October 1, 2013
Calling this #HarryReidsShutdown is like saying the Christians burned down Rome and Nero was just trying to compromise.— Grand Old Parody (@GrandOldParody1) September 30, 2013
“Hello, US. Have you tried turning it off and on again?”— sizemore (@sizemore) October 1, 2013
Pete Sessions very upset. Not sure why. Maybe he just realized he's a Republican.— Sarah Reese Jones (@srjones66) October 1, 2013
Midnight. The National Zoo has released its lions. Good luck to everyone in Northwest DC.— Binyamin Appelbaum (@BCAppelbaum) October 1, 2013
It's like Pa says: If you don't want to be blamed for a shutdown, don't do a 21-hour fake filibuster for Iowa caucus-goers 3 years early— LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) October 1, 2013
Spinspinspinspin. Everybody is spinning. Tomorrow people can buy affordable health care. It's the law. LLAP— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) September 30, 2013