Friday, April 8, 2011

Crossing My Fingers

I don't know about the rest of you, but ever since about 2000, I've been hoping that the government would shutdown.  If they'd just go to work every day and lay their collective heads on the desk for 8 hours per day we'd be better off.

Unfortunately, these types of "shutdowns" don't prevent congress from working and they are the ones who really need to quit.

I'm hoping the imminent shutdown lasts for years and years.  There have been 17 "shutdowns" in the past.  The longest being a mere 21 days.  They need to shutdown for at least 360 per year to help balance the budget.

Perhaps tonight (after they officially "shutdown"), we should shoot off fireworks in a national celebration of our independence.


  1. Oooh, I was thinking the same thing! I'll cross my legs, too...oh, but then I wouldn't have any more fun, would I?

  2. Then you'd be the Republican poster child!

    Alas, congress cheered as they averted the shutdown while the rest of America gently weeps.