by Jonathan Rothwell

[LINK] Library of Congress website to go offline if US government shuts down

In the event of a temporary shutdown of the federal government, beginning Tuesday, October 1, all Library of Congress buildings will close to the public and researchers. All public events will be cancelled and web sites will be inaccessible.

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Another sorry addition to the mountain of evidence that the US’s programme of holding itself to random repeatedly, whilst its political parties self-destruct in a whirlwind of ideology, is patently crazy.