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GOP: "We Need to Fight" on Spending Cuts

Bear Trax Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:57 PM
With Obama and co. wiping out the private sector by leaps and bounds, and move by the republicans to slow the rate of acceleration in the growth of government debt will be welcomed. I think the country should revert back to the original 4 cabinet posts, Sec. of State, War, and Treasury, and an elected Attorney General elected by the police chiefs, sheriffs, and prosecutors. In addition consolidate all the other cabinet bureaucracies into 2 more, the people department and the land department. Washington has been over-run by the 2.4 million new bureaucrats hired under Obama in addition to those already in place.
Troglodite Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 10:24 PM
My impression is that sheriffs and the deputies frequently tend to be reasonable. Police chiefs, being appointed by politicians, are sometimes a different story.

Yesterday I laid out my case for why Republicans should pick themselves up off the mat and adopt a hard line on $1.2 trillion in "sequestration" cuts that are scheduled to take effect on March 1.  Charles Krauthammer agrees, for many of the same reasons:


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