Somebody had to make this thing official. Here is the official memo that shut down the goverment. (h/t Anthony De Rosa)
Here's the sign that officially closed the National Zoo for an indefinite amount of time. (h/t Amanda Terkel)
Abraham Lincoln would be pissed. (h/t Operator)
Google would have nothing of this shutdown nonsense. They honored the birthday of Yosemite National park by making it today's Google Doodle.
The Google Doodle's unintentional troll of the shutdown is the best yet. https://t.co/rXQAGVGdyl— Adam Falk (@amfalk) October 1, 2013
For a more comprehensive recap of all the awesome stuff the shutdown is taking from us — check out Lauren Zima's breakdown HERE.
When it seems like there's no hope — just remember this .gif of Bill Nye the Science Guy doing the robot dressed in a robot costume. (h/t Veronica de Souza)
Remeber that in times of what appears to be utter imcompetence, there will always be people kicking ass and taking names like these bad ass WWII vets.