While military families forage for food golfers can still play.
From a report at the link below:
Grocery stores on Army bases in the U.S. are closed. The golf course at Andrews Air Force base is open.
“What’s really happening in America is that the appropriations process has completely failed,” said Elaine Kamarck, a senior fellow in governance at the Brookings Institution in Washington who worked in the White House during the last shutdown in 1995-96.
This isn’t government according to U.S. civics textbooks. Government is supposed to collect taxes, the president is supposed to propose each year how to spend the money, and Congress has the final say with the constitutional power of the purse.
Full report here.