« Female US marines play role in Afghanistan | Main | U.S. troops in Afghanistan suffer more catastrophic injuries »

If the government shuts down, here's how it would work

By Steven Thomma
McClatchy Newspapers
Posted on Wednesday, 04.06.11

WASHINGTON — Social Security checks would still go out. So would tax payments and refunds for e-filed returns. Soldiers would remain on duty in Afghanistan and Iraq, and sailors off the coast of Libya. FBI agents would still work. Mail would be delivered.

To continue reading: