Wiretap: A Tea Party shutdown-solution proposal

The shutdown/debt ceiling negotiations continue, but not without taking some time for a Tea Party protest at the World War II Memorial, with special guests Ted Cruz and Sarah Palin and one speaker telling the president to “put the Quran down.”

The Million Vet Tea Party rally draws a couple hundred people and at least one Confederate flag. Via CNN.

Hendrik Hertzberg says Obama should dare Republicans to impeach him. Via the New Yorker.

The New Yorker government shutdown cover. It’ll haunt you.

Byron York looks at alternative history: If GOP had attacked Obamacare instead of themselves. Via the Washington Examiner.

The Durango Herald’s Joe Hanel writes an explainer on how Amendment 66, the education-funding reform tax hike on ballots this November, would affect Durango-area districts if it passed.

How the Health Care Exchanges Got So Messed Up. Via the New York Times.

What’s wrong with Broncos? They won by only 16. Via Jeff Legwold at ESPN.

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