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So I'm pissed this morning.  My child is doing his 8th grade class trip this week.

First of all, the entire itinerary has had to be changed, since many of the sites are closed.   The organization that organizes is now switching things out to included things like a scenic drive-by and sites outside of the DC area, instead of visiting a lot of these places.

Then, this morning I read this:

http://thehill.com/...

A coalition of tea party truck drivers is planning a government shutdown demonstration on the Capital Beltway that rings Washington.
"Truckers Ride For The Constitution" -- known as "Truckers To Shutdown America" before their original Facebook page was shut down -- plans to clog the Interstate 495 inner loop from Oct. 11 to Oct. 13.

The truckers said they hope create enough of a backup on the highway to express their frustration with the "lawlessness" of members of Congress "who refuse to work on behalf of the American people."

These guys are such jerks!
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