Obama Wrote Himself a Blank Check. As Noted by Shawn William Byrd

Obama wrote himself a blank check through February 7, 2014.
I hope everybody caught that.
Whatever the Congresspeople who were trying to block whatever it was that they were trying to not have done, backfired. Unless they knew this is what was going to happen, and tried to stop it.
Read the bill, people.
Furloughed workers all get back pay, so do the States get reimbursed if they spent money to cover federal stuff. That seems reasonable (I know I would want my paycheck to be paid). There are a number of programs that have limits set, others are funded for “operations” – basically, what they need to operate. Define “need”, yea right.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower memorial is not continuing at the moment. The NDAA gets a blank check, so does some other military stuff and things under the NSA (mainly Homeland and war on terror stuff – the regular military is stuck with what they previously budgeted), and the Debt Limit will match whatever they can spend! – See Sec. 1002(c)(2) for that.
Oh, and the normal Disapproval process is suspended, and instead of going to Committee, a law must be passed within 22 days.
This means that, if a project was to be funded, it is now funded. If funding is wanted for something, the normal approval process of apportionments is now to be disregarded, so you get it.
Oh, and the “income verification” thing for Obamacare is no big deal. It was already in the law, and there were no details in place as to how it was to be done, anyway. It seems they only were to check on SSN/citizenship status. If they didn’t, then illegals could get a premium credit by lying, and there would be no checking on that for at least a year. Coverage/premium credits is only for a citizen/national/lawful alien. I know, those are not capitalized, but neither are they in the law.
This is going to be interesting…

Tracking a UPS Package Sent to NDAA Headquarters…Fiction

There we were, outside Fedex on a “dark and stormy night”. I know, it’s corny, but just keep reading. We had a rush order of blank packing slips for USPS that were made to order. One way to save costs is to use local businesses, instead of the government bloat commonly found using their contractors. We had accidentally used a UPS tracking number for it, instead of the Fed Ex tracking slip. Oops. The NDAA was already on our back, due to the “practical joke” someone played on Christopher Hitchens. I guess Christopher Hitchens got the last laugh, because now my boss can’t return the UPS package sent to him. Good one! Well, Fed Ex opened for business (in our pretend city, the hours are opposite, alright). They took the UPS tracking, because Fedex happened to buy both UPS and USPS. Now the name reads “The Alphabet”.

Where Did My UPS Tracking Number Take Me!

Of all the methods used to follow UPS (or Postal Service, aka USPS) packages, tracking numbers are probably the easiest to confirm. Just go to the Fed Ex tracking website, as you would also use the USPS tracking site, enter your number, and see where your package may or may not be. You know who else also is big into tracking? The NDAA. They probably have your USPS or Fedex tracking information, along with UPS numbers, too. Christopher Hitchens would surely take issue with that. Of course, the NDAA is tracking this article. Well, maybe, but it isn’t going via UPS. How many packages do you think Christopher Hitchens has sent through FedEx? Probably quite a bit; most people ship a lot of things over their life times.

How Should I Send My Packages: UPS, FED EX, or USPS?

There are many methods for shipping packages. UPS and USPS tracking is available, if you want to know where your package is or was. It is important to follow a shipment, and UPS tracking is automatic, whereas USPS is not. Fed Ex is automatic, too; but those items seem to be better suited to documents and the like. It is very easy to track those shipments online, in your web browser. I don’t know if Facebook has a UPS tracker, but please check for me. Now, with the passing of NDAA, will tracking information be automatically sent out to “others”? One could argue that the NDAA allows for this because it is in the “national interest”. Christopher Hitchens (R.I.P.) could have argued all day with this. FedEx tracking is electronic, so is UPS. You’ve seen those handheld scanner pads, haven’t you? As a hypothetical, if Christopher Hitchens entered the waiting room of the afterlife (he did say something about hoping is allowed), do we all get tracking numbers, just in case? I guess that would be limbo, otherwise.