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And one more thing: if the shutdown is the Democrats' fault, why is it that Right Wing World is dancing a jig right now? They're thrilled they got a shutdown. Don't believe their spin for a minute.
21 Things Republicans Have Demanded In Exchange For Not Shutting Down The Government Or Tanking The Global Economy
1. A balanced budget amendment [Link]
2. Approving Keystone XL [Link]
3. Eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood [Link]
4. Medicare privatization [Link]
5. Tax reform, as outlined by Paul Ryan [Link]
6. The REINS Act, which would require Congress to approve significant federal regulations [Link]
7. Means-testing Social Security [Link] . . .
There's much more, read here: Think Progress