The moment we've all been waiting for has arrived. The government is shutting down. Here's the memo from the Office of Management and Budget:
I'm a little frustrated that this is happening, but given the practical alternatives a shutdown is better than a stopgap solution since it gives us the best chance of avoiding a debt ceiling disaster.
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