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President Obama's Golf Trip Could Have Saved 341 Furloughed Jobs

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 8:12 AM
I agree that history is a slaughter bench and nature is red of tooth and claw. This is the reality of things. But the macro, and our scientific knowledge in general, although an evolving field of study, guides us towards the rational order. THAT order is, by definition, unchanging. Will we ever find the sweetspot, where our knowledge squares and there is no further evolution? Maybe. Maybe not. Pragmatics intervene as a kind of act of faith. We have to take short-cuts in our thinking. That is why it is important for faith to serve rationality, for faith to serve knowledge, and not the other way around.

With the sequester officially in place, and the world still perfectly intact, there is still a possibility that many federal workers could still be furloughed. Remember how Obama kept threatening that all these people would lose their jobs, airplanes wouldn’t fly, and illegal immigrants would be crossing the border without a problem?

Do you also remember how all the reporters were going crazy last week about how the President went golfing with Tiger Woods? Well as everything Obama does, it cost quite a bit in taxpayer dollars. Over $1 million to be more accurate. Many are furious that the...