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Congress Hashing Out Last-Minute Deal To End Government, Again

Oh what teary-eyed blood sport is a-boiling in Congress to-day: the federal government is headed for a shutdown, again, because Harry Reid won’t let the Senate vote on a trillion-dollar omnibus spending bill made of the glued-together pencil shavings swept off the floor of the failed supercommittee negotiations, hooray! This is happening because of an entirely different payroll tax holiday extension bill that for reasons of strategery Harry Reid must first axe murder in the Senate to save and doom America in equal measure, due to House Republicans filling this payroll tax cut bill — that would help millions of working Americans — with their trademark sweaty little middle fingers for the environment and seniors on Medicare and unemployed people. Meanwhile, Barack Obama has helpfully interceded to say, “how about we just give up, for now” while everyone moves “sudden Apocalypse” a little higher up on their holiday wish list. Read more on Congress Hashing Out Last-Minute Deal To End Government, Again…