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Run For Your Lives: The Sequester Takes Effect

cwcal Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 11:49 AM
Odd we are being told of the horrible things that will occur in our country because the sequester has now left the government with no money, but the administration also is talking about sending aid to the Syrian rebels. We can find money to get into a fight we have no dog in but we can't find the money to take care of our own people?
Drifter33 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 11:54 AM
Careful, cw--you're dangerously close to suggesting that Obama ought to act "RESPONSIBLY"!

(And that, he will never do.)

President Obama's (miniscule) sequester cuts have taken effect -- and yet planes remain airborne, food remains edible, zombies haven't invaded shopping malls, and -- if you're reading this -- you still have a pulse.  When, as expected, both Senate bills failed on procedural votes yesterday, today's outcome became inevitable.  Filling in on Hugh Hewitt's nationally-syndicated radio show last night, I asked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell what to expect from today's window-dressing meeting at the White House:
 

GB: So both Senate plans went down today, neither one is...