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Extortionist In Chief

ConcealedCarry Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 10:22 PM
Here's the scenario: I spent $100 on iTunes downloads this past year. I plan to spend $108 next year on iTunes downloads. My wife tells me I can only spend $106 dollars on iTunes downloads next year. President Obama is now going to tell the world what a horrible shrew my wife is for requiring me to spend two dollars less than I had originally planned. THAT's what the sequestration debate is all about. President Obama is cynical, deceptive, disgusting, and he's probably going to get away with it. Thank you, establishment GOP!

At the end of 1995 and stretching into January 1996, the federal government "shut down" because of an impasse between President Bill Clinton and House Republicans led by then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The issue was increased taxes vs. less spending. Sound familiar? The government re-opened when a bipartisan agreement was reached to balance the budget by 2003. It wasn't for reasons that included, but were not limited to, two wars. Now the national debt is racing toward an unsustainable $17 trillion.

This time around it isn't about closing government. It's about "sequestration," which President Obama, the Democrats and their big media...

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