The Open and Shut Case For Any Government Shut-down

In reality, key functions of the government will continue to operate as before even in the event of a “shut down”.

  • Federal air traffic controllers will continue to monitor take offs and landings;
  • The TSA will still be screening passengers in US airports;
  • The US military will stay on duty and many credit unions and banks will cover their Oct. 15 paychecks if they are delayed;
  • Embassies and consulates overseas will continue to provide services to American citizens;
  • The mail will continue to be delivered;
  • Federal courts will continue to operate;
  • The US Supreme Court will continue to operate as normal when it resumes on October 7;
  • Taxes will continue to be collected;
  • Sales taxes will continue to be collected
  • Garbage will continue to be collected;
  • Visa services for people traveling to the United States will continue to operate;
  • US passport applications will continue to be processed normally;
  • Green card applications will continue to be processed normally;
  • Social Security and Medicare benefits will continue to operate normally;
  • The vast majority of Homeland Security employees will stay on the job;
  • The vast majority of Coast Guard employees will stay on the job;
  • The vast majority of Border Patrol agents will stay on the job;
  • The vast majority of Secret Service personnel and other law enforcement agents and officers will stay on the job;
  • Schools will stay open;
  • The National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center will continue to issue natural disaster warnings and track storms;
  • The Mars Rover will continue to explore the red planet and the International Space Station will continue to operate;
  • The District of Columbia passed a $144m contingency fund on Friday to ensure all its services would continue to operate normally;
  • Most services managed by the Department of Veterans Affairs will continue.http://www.infowars.com/government-shut-down-wont-actually-shut-down-government/

#acedebtnews, #border-control, #homeland-security, #iss, #tsa, #us-government, #us-supreme-court