It's hard to agree with the Tea Party demagogues, but Shut It Down. Make the case--it shouldn't be that hard, because it's true--that Rebuplican intransigence, duplicity and selfishness are responsible. Put it to them.
If we Democrats don't have the guts to stand up for those who are forced to depend on government for the essentials of of daily life, we don't deserve to govern.
What a disgrace.