Shutdowns are temporary. Links are forever.
From the Washington Examiner: Out of ideas, House GOP considers a Hail Mary
From The New Yorker: The G.O.P.'s Emergency Room Politics
From The Atlantic Wire: The Nearly Impossible Ideas for Fixing Washington: A Guide
From The Washington Post: GOP aides: Boehner tells colleagues he will avoid a default on federal debt
From The New York Times: Wall St. Fears Go Beyond Shutdown
From The New Republic: The Shutdown Standoff Is One of the Worst Crises in American History
Those are the links. This is a lynx...