The Rude Pundit calls in at 9:30am ET / 6:30am PT to talk about what’s next in the GOP’s threat to shut down the government

BoehlertEric Boehlert of Media Matters calls in at 10am ET / 7am PT to talk about why the discussion of Syria is making the Beltway Media crack up

• Sporadic gunfire and explosions were heard Monday from the shopping mall in Kenya’s capital where Somali terrorists remained holed-up with an unknown number of hostages. At least 69 people had been killed and another 175 injured according to the Kenya Red Cross, which said another 63 people were still listed as missing.

• Lamenting “once more” a deadly mass shooting, President Barack Obama assured families of the Navy Yard massacre victims at a memorial service on Sunday there was “nothing routine about this tragedy, there’s nothing routine about your loss.”

President Barack Obama excoriated Congress for being “focused on trying to mess with me,” hours after the Republican House approved a stopgap spending measure to continue government operations, but also eliminate funding for “Obamacare.”

“Breaking Bad” won best drama series, “Modern Family” won best comedy series, Jeff Daniels won best actor for “The Newsroom” and Claire Danes won best actress for “Homeland” at last night’s Emmy Awards.