President Signs Debt Limit Increase, Government Re-Opens; Stenographer Goes Nuts, Rants About Free Masons

UPDATE: President Obama signed the legislation.

The House of Representatives passed the continuing resolution and lifting of the debt ceiling tonight by a margin of 285-144, with 144 Republicans voting against.

At the same time, Diane Reidy, the stenographer for the House of Representatives reportedly began to audibly rant about how the nation was founded by the Free Masons who are against God. Here’s the audio:

Congressional security guards hauled Reidy from the House floor.

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