Government shut down halts Pokemon X/Y shipment

The U.S. government shut down is a national embarrassment and a hazard to the lives of millions across the country. National Parks are closed, Federal prison guards are going without pay, Government websites containing sensitive information are left unmonitored to threat, the list goes on and on.

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kirbyu1470d ago

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!

HammadTheBeast1470d ago

Obviously the biggest problem with the government shutdown lol.

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Mystogan1470d ago

As if we needed more reasons to hate the government.

LOL_WUT1470d ago

Well you could always leave...

DarkHeroZX1470d ago


Well first of all its not that simple. If Mystogan is a US citizen the he/she can't just up and leave somewhere else. First he/she would need a passport to leave the country, one would also need to have the means of importing all their personal belongings else where. Depending on where you go you'd need to make sure that language barriers won't pose a problem, you need a place to stay and you would need a steady job. And in order to get a job in most cases you need to file for a working visa which isn't always easy. I'm sorry but as a tax payer one has the right to bash their own government. Once people like you wake up and realize that the people are the ones with the power you'd be more critical yourself.

BX811470d ago

@ lol wut...... Or the most obvious thing, that needs to happen could.....and that is the us government pulls their head out their a$$es! You don't shut down the government leaving u.s. Citizens to suffer the effects while you still get paid just because you disagree with a passed law.

kreate1470d ago (Edited 1470d ago )

I dont understand why ppl hate the government but love sony/micro/nintendo and all the other private corporations.

What did the corporations do anything for the ppl other than sell stuff?

rainslacker1470d ago


Difference between govt and corporations is that corporations can shut down if they run inefficiently for years on end. Corporations also don't typically spend years disagreeing and arguing with those that they are supposed to support, and those that they work with. Corporations, from a operational sense, tend to be much more civil towards one another.

SITH1469d ago

I agree leave. But that would be hard given government is shut down, and getting a passport is no longer possible.

kreate1466d ago


corporations do the same things u mentioned above. the US Gov't actually runs like a corporation.

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Beastforlifenoob1470d ago (Edited 1470d ago )

how sad go outside for once in your life

s8anicslayer1469d ago (Edited 1469d ago )

Toys r Us has all video games buy one get ine 40% off with pokemon x & y advertised on tje front page of the add, I guesd they must not be affected.

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GdaTyler1470d ago

Well that F'ing sucks...

mushroomwig1470d ago

Thanks Congress

Fixed that for you.

Ashlen1470d ago

I'll fix your fixation.

Thanks broken from of government that only has two parties allowing one group to grind the whole country to a halt when there having a tantrum.

If US had a less stupid governmental system this wouldn't even be possible.

SilentNegotiator1469d ago

Thank them both. Neither side has made any effort to make concessions. The Obama administration will have to sign off on whatever congress decides on and Obama, the undisputed model by which 75% of democrats will always vote with, is being equally hardheaded about even attempting real discussion.

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SITH1469d ago (Edited 1469d ago )

Congress high speed. Only congress can halt government and vote to reinstate it. The president simply signs to the bill to activate it. The senate simply proposes a bill to activate it and must pass congress before the president can sign it. It is the responsibility of congress to form a budget each and every year by OCT. 1st or by law the government is shutdown. No go read a book on how the U.S. government works. Next you are going to claim Obama is spending your money, when only congress has the power to tax, and spend that tax money. The right feeds on the fact it's audiences and constituents are utterly oblivious to how government works.

Ketzicorn1470d ago

Go to Best Buy I saw stacks of both X and Y today.

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