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Friday, October 18th, 2013

The Party Isn’t Over

  This government shutdown may be over, but the Tea Party that caused it isn’t.    

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Now Showing: Seal Team Six in Africa

As the U.S. government shuts down, America’s most popular institution fights to restore America’s good name! If only the events played out how the New York Times originally reported the raid in Somalia.

Monday, October 7th, 2013

The State of the Union, According to Joe Six-Pack

In a period of government shutdown, when the political parties couldn’t be more polarized, we at The Gabbler turned to the one man who could speak for the average American citizen: Joe Six-Pack. The Gabbler: Hey, man! Did...

Friday, October 4th, 2013

A Tourist’s Guide to D.C. During the Shutdown

The following pamphlet, created by the D.C. Chamber of Commerce, will be given to all people traveling to D.C. through Union Station as well as through Dulles, National, and Baltimore-Washington Airports. It describes the current government shutdown...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Accepting Compromise, Congress Repeals Obamacare, Leaves Affordable Care Act in Place

After the first day of the government shutdown, Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives agreed on a compromise to refund the federal government by repealing Obamacare, but allowing the Affordable Care Act to be implemented...

Monday, September 30th, 2013

The Great American Conk-Out

THE GREAT AMERICAN CONK-OUT: (ðə greɪt əˈmɛrɪkən kɒŋk-aʊt) That time Congress decided to fuck Americans over by allowing the government to shut down in lieu of allowing a repeatedly defended, progressive healthcare reform to take effect. “I don’t know what’s worse, The...