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Sequester: Not Even a Cut

Douglas32 Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:36 AM
I worked for a city that opted out of SS and put my money in my account. Now my wife and I, after 25 years, enjoy retirement in excess of 4 thousand a month. Social Security was born as a political scheme and was doomed from the beginning.

If you're reading this, you've survived the "sequester" cuts!

That may surprise you, since President Obama likened the sequester to taking a "meat cleaver" to government, causing FBI agents to be furloughed, prosecutors to let criminals escape and medical research to grind to a halt!

The media hyped it, too. The NBC Nightly News said, "The sequester could cripple air travel, force firefighter layoffs -- even kick preschoolers out of child care!"

The truth is that the terrifying sequester cuts weren't even cuts. They were merely a small reduction in government's planned increase in spending. A very...