“The government shutdown has taken at least $24 billion out of the United States economy, the financial ratings agency Standard & Poor's said Wednesday,” reports the Huffington Post.
For more on that, click here.
During her show yesterday, Rachel Maddow used an easy to follow chart to sum up the shutdown.
It lists the numerous Republican demands (what they’d asked for) and what they got--"nothing".
Click here, to view it.
Click here to view a clip of the Rachel Maddow broadcast (from MSNBC. com)
Also, don't miss today's Journal Sentinel newspaper editorial Tea Party's Epic Fail Cost This Nation Billions.