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Video: Obama Angrily Denounces His Own Idea

Bill999 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 1:12 PM
Is there any particular reason those first responders are standing around playing wallpaper for the Presidents political ravings, when most civil service rules prohibit on-duty uniformed participation in political activity? Or maybe they could be out on the street doing the jobs they are getting paid to do, instead of participating in partisan politics.

Fresh off his weekend golf trip with Tiger Woods, President Obama attacked Republicans this morning for refusing to raise taxes as part of a deal to avert the looming "sequester" cuts -- which his administration championed and he signed into law.  Here's a particularly alarmist snippet from Obama's prepared remarks (he took no questions from reporters), via the Examiner:


"[First responders'] ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will be degraded.  Border patrol agents will see their hours...