The looming shutdown isn't about failure to tax. Oh, no, the government won't stop taxing, not at all. No, the shutdown is about the government's inability to come to an agreement on what shall be spent and what shall not be spent. And if no agreement is reached, that means no agreement to spend has been reached.
If no agreement to spend is made, no spending will be allowed. THAT is exactly what the Constitution says.
Well, that was informative. When next the Mayor has the urge to command a firing squad, he'll be sure to do it at a showing of a James Cameron movie. That'll wake up all the bored movie goers.Likewise, I'm telling you that you have the power to go into a theatre and scream "FIRE" - but I'm not telling you that you should or that you must. Just that you are able.
No idea what executions have to do with the failure of the Democrats to parse simple little items from the budget, but you were just trying to entertain.