Is the partial government shutdown hurting your business? Many are complaining, and finding reason to poke fun. Leave it to politicians to attempt to sound reasonable while being unreasonable. Here are the latest LOL-inducing, insightful and character-limited words of wisdom that helped me run my business this week.

Gene Marks owns the Marks Group PC, a ten person sales and marketing technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia that serves more than 600 small and medium companies around the country.