Video- McConnell Dismisses Economic Damage From Shutdown by Calling It 'Paid Vacation Time for Federal Employees'


Yeah, just like paid vacation. I'm sure those furloughed folks were just kicking back drinking mai tais with not a worry in their heads. Via Heather.

  • Steel Cowboy

    Sure Mitch! and the taxpayers got stuck with the 24 Bilion dollar tab for this paid vacation, which accomplished absolutely nothing. Nice job Asshat!

  • hychka

    Most agree the shutdown cost the US $24 billion. To put that into terms us Hoosiers understand, that's more than the cash price for the entire 2013 Agricultural product in Indiana. It is also larger than the total sales before costs and returns enjoyed by Eli Lilly Inc