The most upsetting thing about this shutdown is that it renders me feeling so very helpless... I can't make these men change their minds, I can't make them see reason, or appeal to them as a mother and wife who is worried about surviving a shutdown so soon after the summer furloughs. I am upset, I am frustrated, and when it's done, one side will get their way but we will be left in the rubble with no means of legal retaliation. For all the suffering they have caused the American people each and every one of them are traitors to the citizens they are supposed to be serving.
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