And one more before I go - Don Surber

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Don is a retired journalist living in West Virginia. He has been chronicling the recent government shutdown.
Here is today's post in full:

Day 3 of no government
The anarchy continues on the third day of no government. The stores were crowded today with panicked shoppers desperately buying anything they can like southerners buying milk, bread and eggs ahead of a blizzard. They fight snow with French toast in Dixie.

Alas, the government shutdown has emptied the shelves of dolls, video games, and ornaments.

It's like Venezuela without the people resorting to selling their hair, their blood, and sex in order to survive.

But that is the next step, isn't it? Just think of all those obese children starving without food stamps.

The shutdown is turning men gay, just like climate change is doing to frogs in Minnesota. I cannot tell you how many fine, upstanding married men -- pillars of Poca, West Virginia, society -- I saw buying women's lingerie at Wal Mart today.

They even have a song encouraging this behavior. It said a something about "don we now our gay apparel."

Curse you, Donald Trump.

Fortunately, some rogue government workers are defying the shutdown and are obviously not being paid. My hat is off to the Putnam County sheriff's department and the State Police. They are keeping us from falling into the abyss of anarchy.

Elsewhere, things are not so nice.

In Chicago, people are so frustrated by the government shutdown that they have resorted to violence with two people killed and 23 wounded so far.

The shutdown is forcing us to flee Syria and Afghanistan, leaving it to the Gulf States to fight terrorism in the Middle East and Central Asia.

Finally, the government shutdown is killing people. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg remains in the hospital.

When will this horror end?

Heh. Don is a good writer - his blog is a daily read for me.

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