This might be the ideal time to go on the government shutdown diet. Basically, you need to adjust your eating patterns according to which imported foods are no longer being inspected by the FDA. And there are a whole lot of them. If nothing else, you might want to kick your popcorn shrimp habit.

+ Five quotes about the debt ceiling that will totally freak you out. If you want to know how much too worry, just watch the market. So far, it still doesn’t believe the craziness in DC will get crazy enough to cause a massive default.

+ Of course, if the market does take a hit, here’s a word of advice: Buy. Don’t take it from me. Look at Warren Buffett’s amazing run since the 2008 bust.