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My Heart Breaks When I Read about Sequestration Being a Defeat for Lobbyists

Hoosier Conservative Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 9:13 AM
We can always stop the $100's of millions of dollars going to a regime in Egypt that hates us. That should fund your canser research for a while.

I believe in the First Amendment, so I would never support legislation to restrict political speech or curtail the ability of people to petition the government.

That being said, I despise the corrupt Washington game of obtaining unearned wealth thanks to the sleazy interaction of lobbyists, politicians, bureaucrats, and interest groups.

So you can imagine my unfettered joy when reading about how this odious process is being curtailed by sequestration. Here are some cheerful details from story in Roll Call.

…sequester cuts…reflect not only Washington’s political paralysis but a bitter lobbying failure for K Street interests across the board....