Many on Capitol Hill are hoping the shutdown will be short-lived and force a solution on the debt limit and funding, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
JaePea: Time to start using these same tactics on the religious zealots when they try to go to church. Block the sidewalk. Harass them. Scream in their faces. Yell obscenities at them. Hold up huge photos of women who died in childbirth and photos of mangled corpses from religious wars. Hand out literature explaining the direct link between religion and brain-damage. Time to STOP playing nice with these freaks.