The Republican House must stick to their guns, and demand Mr. Reid pass a budget otherwise we close the government, period. If the Democrats start to spread fears of no checks will be mailed to social security recipients, or veterans, tell them to shove it up the you know what. Monies comes into the Treasury daily to pay for programs like these. Democrats with help from the MSM will start to spread all sorts of fears, and lies one thing they are pretty good at. It is time to show some testicular fortitude against these anti-Americans.