The Bright Side of a Federal Government Shut-down

6 Apr

A Government shut-down on Saturday can’t be all bad, can it? Just because a handful of fuckhead demagogues politicians can’t reach a consensus on how to fund the federal government doesn’t mean that there’s cause for concern, right? Here’s our list of the potential silver-lining benefits of a government shutdown.




[any suggestions for possible positives that can be gleaned from a Government shut down would be greatly appreciated]

6 Responses to “The Bright Side of a Federal Government Shut-down”

  1. Not Sean Lavery April 6, 2011 at 11:52 pm #

    With the lack of federal support for civil litigation, we can commit patent theft with few repercussions, if any.

    Time to profit!!!

  2. Josh Kopel April 7, 2011 at 2:01 am #

    Think of how much free time we’ll have! Sure, the country is bound to go bankrupt, civil services will go unperformed, veterans and seniors won’t recieve support, but hell, why should I care? I’m headed to Tahiti for some sun and sand at the taxpayers expense. And just think! There will be no line at the DMV! I mean, there won’t be employees either, but still…no line!

  3. Your mom's chest hair April 7, 2011 at 4:40 pm #

    Government shutdown drinking game. ITS GON HAPPEN.

  4. Fonda April 8, 2011 at 9:48 am #

    It is a problem I have to find more information about, thank you for the article.

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