Infographic of the Day: The Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown At a Glance

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Infographic of the Day: The Effects of the U.S. Government Shutdown At a Glance
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It's been almost a week since the U.S. federal government has suspended its "non-essential" services. Wondering what kind of damage it has done so far? Check out this real-time infographic which keeps count of the dollars that have been withheld in unpaid salary and food vouchers, courtesy of Enigma!

Bill Maher Calls Out the GOP Vid of the Day

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Love him or hate him, there's no arguing that Bill Maher can certainly get a rise out of people, particularly when it comes to poking holes in political ideology. Last night, he ended Real Time with the keen observation that Republicans are basically waging a war against common sense, but not before taking some pretty good jabs at folks who probably deserve them.

[gawker]