Can I pull the plug during a shutdown?

April 8, 2011

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Blog Guy, this federal government shutdown has me really worried. I had hoped to get rid of my do-nothing son-in-law, but I wonder if those Government Death Panels will be answering their phones.

Not to worry. Essential services like the military, airport security and Death Panels will continue to operate.

CHINA-FASHION/Death Panels are considered essential services?

You bet. We can’t have people living longer than they’re supposed to, can we?

No, I guess not, but how will they get paid?

That’s not a problem. The Death Panels work largely on tips.

We’re supposed to TIP them? How much?

If the service was good, 18 percent is considered nice. Give them less if they leave a huge mess.

Okay Blog Guy, what if the Death Panels continue to work during a shutdown but folks don’t know to call them? Where will they find people to dispose of?

Congress will still be in session. You do the math.

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BG, sorry to lose my head and go way off topic, but you’re slacking.

First, it’s only 21 days until the Royal Wedding, and to make it even more exciting, the prince is stuck in the Arctic because of some problems at the airport. Where are the pictures?

Second, the Grand Prix of Malaysia is this weekend. That means … GRID GIRLS! I mean, if you’re going to pander to us readers, girls with skimpy outfits and shoooooooooes seems to be a must.

Sometimes, BG, I think this blog is going to be the death of me. ;)

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

creeps on Friday night…oh yeah bring ‘em on! bang bang!

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

It’s only a performance if he can remove the head and place it on the plate and vice versa. Otherwise, he’s just standing there looking like a politician.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

@Spin: Sheeeeeesshhh no Kate please, leave her alone! :P

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Death Panel zombies
dodge the government shutdown
now become models

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

So, Hollywood lied to us and death doesn’t actually take a holiday then?

Is it just me or does the last photo look like Death posing as a Forest Ranger?

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Nice one, DnD! Although, I don’t that’s a picture of the typical member of Congress. They usually have their head stuck up their a**!! :-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive

@Nosmo: It was a hard winter for Ranger Gord. Once he gets a little sunshine and a few meals in him, he’ll be as good as ever. Sure hope that isn’t frost bite…

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Oh, well. Regular office hours on Monday…

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

White Hat Conspiracy!!!!!
And I like that mask in the second pic…
Spin, OFCOURSE, Eugene would win!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive