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DHS Orders Bagpipes? So Much for Sequester Cuts

Jeremy7 Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 1:52 PM
Um...I looked at the page you link to. Did you not see the word "Cancellation"? Sure there's a question of why they were going to order them in the first place, but let's keep our facts straight. Also if you look at the "Interested Vendors List" the one business listed is described as woman/minority owned. I wonder if it wasn't just a bit of pork for a friend.
DeeCeeZee Wrote: Apr 11, 2013 2:40 PM
In the interest of keeping the facts straight, it appears the cancellation was ordered after the publication of this topic.

And probably to avoid public criticism.

Apparently, were it not for the sequester, DHS would have spent resources developing the procurement package and followed through with a vital bagpipe purchase. Instead they simply wasted their time and our money on a now useless procurement process.

Thanks to the sequester they are forced to be slightly less wasteful!

Sure hope they secure the bagpipe funding that DHS so desperately needs.

The sequester has been a major topic of discussion ever since Obama started using scare tactics to try and get his agenda passed. And since the sequester went into effect, we haven’t heard the end of it. White house tours were cancelled, even though the money saved from that is pocket change. But shockingly enough, we haven’t seen planes falling out of the sky and the economy hasn’t collapsed. However, there is still the threat of some federal employees getting furloughed, which everyone is trying to avoid…well except for Janet Napolitano.

Apparently the head of the Department of Homeland Security...