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Old October 1st, 2013, 02:52 AM   #1
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Federal workers:
800,000 federal employees could see paychecks jeopardized. Already hit hard by several unpaid furlough days caused by sequestration this year some workers have begun lobbying to receive back pay in the event of a shutdown. While Congress agreed to retroactively pay them during previous shutdowns, the fractured nature of this Congress makes such a step unlikely.


US military:
The military's 1.4 million active-duty personnel would stay on duty, but their paychecks would be delayed. The US House proposal to delay Obamacare for a year – passed early Sunday morning but almost certain will be killed in the Senate – included a provision to ensure troops' paychecks continue.

About half of the Defense Department's civilian employees would be furloughed.


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Nasa will furlough almost all of its employees, though it will continue to keep workers at Mission Control in Houston and elsewhere to support the International Space Station, where two Americans and four others are deployed. The National Weather Service would keep forecasting weather and issuing warnings and the National Hurricane Center would continue to track storms.


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Federal courts would continue operating normally for about 10 business days after the start of a shutdown, roughly until the middle of October. If the shutdown continues, the judiciary would have to begin furloughs of employees whose work is not considered essential. But cases would continue to be heard.

The US supreme court is scheduled to begin its new term on October 7. In previous government shutdowns, it continued to operate as normal.

If the US government shuts down: what services would be affected? | World news | theguardian.com

Absolutely everything you need to know about how the government shutdown will work

A government shutdown: What could it look like? - U.S. News

66 questions and answers about the government shutdown

What You Can and Can't Do During the Government Shutdown | NBC4 Washington

10 ways a government shutdown would affect your daily life - CNN.com

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Federal workers:
800,000 federal employees could see paychecks jeopardized. Already hit hard by several unpaid furlough days caused by sequestration this year some workers have begun lobbying to receive back pay in the event of a shutdown. While Congress agreed to retroactively pay them during previous shutdowns, the fractured nature of this Congress makes such a step unlikely.


US military:
The military's 1.4 million active-duty personnel would stay on duty, but their paychecks would be delayed. The US House proposal to delay Obamacare for a year – passed early Sunday morning but almost certain will be killed in the Senate – included a provision to ensure troops' paychecks continue.

About half of the Defense Department's civilian employees would be furloughed.


Science:
Nasa will furlough almost all of its employees, though it will continue to keep workers at Mission Control in Houston and elsewhere to support the International Space Station, where two Americans and four others are deployed. The National Weather Service would keep forecasting weather and issuing warnings and the National Hurricane Center would continue to track storms.


Courts:
Federal courts would continue operating normally for about 10 business days after the start of a shutdown, roughly until the middle of October. If the shutdown continues, the judiciary would have to begin furloughs of employees whose work is not considered essential. But cases would continue to be heard.

The US supreme court is scheduled to begin its new term on October 7. In previous government shutdowns, it continued to operate as normal.

If the US government shuts down: what services would be affected? | World news | theguardian.com

Absolutely everything you need to know about how the government shutdown will work

A government shutdown: What could it look like? - U.S. News

66 questions and answers about the government shutdown

What You Can and Can't Do During the Government Shutdown | NBC4 Washington

10 ways a government shutdown would affect your daily life - CNN.com



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Ex, many, many, many moons ago!

The last time the government shut down, Steve LaTourette was a freshman congressman. Seventeen years later, he warns his former colleagues not to do it again.
Ex-Republican Congressman: Shutdown Is a ?Dangerous Game? - The Daily Beast

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Ex, many, many, many moons ago!

The last time the government shut down, Steve LaTourette was a freshman congressman. Seventeen years later, he warns his former colleagues not to do it again.
Ex-Republican Congressman: Shutdown Is a ?Dangerous Game? - The Daily Beast

"Dare to call it treason?" Now we're talking about what Obama said W was doing with his deficit spending??? I'm confused...
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"Dare to call it treason?" Now we're talking about what Obama said W was doing with his deficit spending??? I'm confused...


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You are right IT. The Right would rather see this country go down the tubes than admit political defeat.
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I have a new pathway to affordable healthcare insurance. The American worker is no longer under the thumb of the man when it comes to health insurance. Workers are free now to make a living as they damn well please.
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I have a new pathway to affordable healthcare insurance. The American worker is no longer under the thumb of the man when it comes to health insurance. Workers are free now to make a living as they damn well please.
12 years ago, the World Health Organization released the World Health Report 2000. Inside the report there was an ambitious task — to rank the world's best healthcare systems.
The 36 Best Healthcare Systems In The World - Business Insider

Long-time readers of this blog will know that my favorite health policy topic is the Swiss health care system. So I was glad to see Megan McArdle, Tyler Cowen, and Ezra Klein devote some space to the topic on Monday, provoked by Paul Krugman’s fact-free claim that “consumer-based medicine has been a bust everywhere it has been tried.” (Indeed, as Tyler and Ezra point out, Krugman once praised Obamacare as a “plan to Swissify America,” arguing that “a Swiss-style system of universal coverage would be a vast improvement on what we have now.”)
Why Switzerland Has the World's Best Health Care System - Forbes
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