(It's all a show folks. The "crisis" of the government shut-down over the Obamacare plan written mainly by republicans is just a show. It's time for the next Grand Bargain in which Obama will "compromise" and give away more of the quality of life of more Americans in order to get republicans to allow the fascist Affordable Heathcare Act to go into effect. That's the ridiculousness of it. He's such a salesman he's got "progressives" ready to hand over more "entitlements" in exchange for a purely fascist/corporatist program. Remarkable when you think about it.)
by Jon Queally, Common Dreams
As the Republican caucus in the House of Representatives now faces a decision on how to deal with the budget stopgap bill approved by the Senate on Friday, most commentators are asking whether or not the country can avoid a government shutdown as Tea Party-aligned members of the House GOP continue to signal their refusal to pass any budget measure that funds programs related to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, key portions of which are set to begin Tuesday.