This is beyond ridiculous. If some child suffers because Obama is being pigheaded he should be held responsible. How he can justify this is unconscionable. Obama is working harder to make the showdown noticeable than he is to solve the problems and get things working.
Check it out:

The official Amber Alert page is

The Amber Alert is a national program that alerts the public when a child has been abducted. The Department of Justice broadcasts specific information about missing children so the public can be on the look out for the child and/or the abductor.

If you type in your browser, you will find that the website redirects to an error message stating that the government shutdown has stopped the program. I am not linking it here because it redirects to an error message.