Posts tagged "government shutdown"

The Government Shutdown Is Over and It’s a Party in the USA

Shortly after midnight, President Obama signed a Senate-brokered deal to end the government shutdown and avoid the U.S. defaulting on its debts.

By: Robert Kessler / October 17, 2013

Nelly Read Your Crazy Uncle’s Chain Emails

Nelly, on the counsel of your Uncle Ned who’s convinced that if you don’t forward this email to 20 people you’ll have 20 years of bad luck, has decided that he shouldn’t have to pay taxes during the government shutdown. “If they’re not working, I shouldn’t have to pay taxes,” he told VH1.

By: Robert Kessler / October 8, 2013

AMC Offers Free Furlough Popcorn for Federal Employees

AMC is offering a sweet deal for federal employees who’ve been furloughed during the government shutdown: free small popcorn, whether you buy a movie ticket or not.

By: Robert Kessler / October 2, 2013