[ExI] Tap tap..Hello? Is this thing on? (Or Zombie Apocalypse!)

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 03:45:17 UTC 2013

(I wrote)

Congress gave the president
> about 99% of the money he needs to run the government. The president
> refused to run the government, and shut it down. He could have taken
> the money and done his job but refused to.
> Do you agree that the president shut down the government?

Omar wrote:

> In a word; no.

### If not Mr Obama, then who shut down parts of the executive branch
of government, and precisely how did he do it? Name specific names and
describe the flow of legal authority and commands that achieved the

As you may remember from civics, members of the legislative branch do
not have the legal authority to issue commands to institutions of the
executive branch, except in some limited and relatively well-defined

So, who did it and how?


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