Many are worried about the status of Social Security. The SSA placed a prominent attempt to clear confusion at the top of its homepage.
The Department of Defense was quick to let everyone know that information on the site may become outdated.
Perhaps the most shocking -- The USDA's website went "blank."
Coicidence or political statement? Though it's not government owned, Google became part of the conversation whether intentional or not. Google search pages were designed with national park patches, celebrating the 123rd anniversary of Yosemite.
The NTSB was also sending a clear message that information on the site may become outdated.
Unlike many government agencies that posted messages, the USPS posted a reminder that operations would be normal.
This message was left on the home page of the White House's website.
Though not a reflection of a shutdown, this was a clear message in response to healthcare reform.
Smithsonian museums will be... closed.
Glow Downtown holiday light tour kicked off the Christmas season with festivities at Guthrie Green, The Deco District and the BOK Center, Dec. 1
Click through photos to see the balloons at the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.