Saturday, July 09, 2005

Top 11 Ways Unessential State Employees Kept Busy during the Government Shutdown

11. Gearing up to “Bork” Bush’s Supreme Court nominee.
10. Watching and re-watching The Real World: Austin.
9. Suing the state for the blow to their self-esteem at being labeled “unessential”.
8. Writing letters to the editor comparing the shutdown to the holocaust.
7. Hanging out at the White Castle at Lexington and University in hopes of being interviewed by Nick Coleman.
6. Oprah! Oprah! Oprah!
5. Preparing for the upcoming Fantasy Football season.
4. Nominating their favorite blogger for a “Rock Solid in the Blogosphere” award.
3. Looking into whether North Dakota could use another non-essential state government employee.
2. Calling Air America and arguing that the shutdown is an attempt to distract attention from Karl Rove.
1. Looking for a more essential job.


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