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Budget Hawks Question Doomsday Scenarios

Dennis112 Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 7:40 PM
Ahem... “I'm sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and disagree with this administration, somehow you're not patriotic. We need to stand up and say we're Americans, and we have the right to debate and disagree with any administration.” -- H Clinton AND last time I checked, the First Amendment still protected political speech. But hey...nice try to distract from the total fecklessness of the 0bama the Community Organizer who was Peter Principled to president.
There's no doubt President Obama is using the so-called Washington Monument maneuver in the fight with Republicans over sequestration budget cuts. It's a time-honored tactic of bureaucratic warfare: When faced with cuts, pick the best-known and most revered symbol of government and threaten to shut it down. Close the Washington Monument and say, "See? This is what happens when you cut the budget." Meanwhile, all sorts of other eminently cuttable government expenditures go untouched.

So now Obama is warning of drastic cuts in food safety, air traffic control, police and fire protection -- in all sorts of services that will...

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