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Obama Resists Simple Fixes for Sequestration Cuts

Dramamama Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 9:11 PM
He won't because he wants to blame this on the GOP! He doesn't really acre about anyone but himself! He and his queen just live large while the rest of us struggle and unless you give him money or support hisnleftmleanings you don't count! He did not win the last election outright, he did win but not by that much. So a lot of America isn't buying his load of garbage anymore!
BudWiser Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 9:15 PM
400,000 votes in 3 swing states.

Not hard to do when you have 145% of the voters all voting Saddam-style
Grannysue Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 9:31 PM
Amen, the majority of Americans are aware it was won thru massive vote fraud. No surprise there.
The little secret of sequestration is that the Obama administration could fix much of the problem pretty quickly. But it doesn't want to.

Congress tells executive branch agencies how much money they can spend and how they should spend it. Sometimes the instructions are broad, and sometimes they are quite detailed. Cabinet secretaries and lower-downs are bound to work within those congressional directives.

But if Cabinet officers want to spend the money differently, there is a long-established process for doing so: They ask Congress for permission. It happens all the time, with lawmakers routinely giving the executive branch the OK...