The Daily Dose: Don't Underestimate the Shutdown Ripples

You know the government is shut when: a producer friend tells you they are sad to be broadcasting a story about shuttered zoo cameras. These are crazy times, and here's just one example of the many bricks that are kicked out of place when a system fails to function as it was designed to do.

On Twitter, folks thought I was insane when I suggested a prolonged government shutdown would begin to cause pockets of social unrest in towns and cities, even though this entire ordeal is a "federal thing." But please respect the message from the shuttered Panda Cam as the debt limited is reached on Oct. 17. A technical default on our obligations is in no way priced in, and it has never occurred before -- so anyone who implies this should be egged or bashed as a pump-and-dumper....512 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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