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Carney: The Whole Point of Sequestration Was to Avoid Those Spending Cuts

jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:43 PM
Repnextdoor Wrote: (1:00 PM) "If you care to look at the truth, who was allowed to put plenty of pork (just more spending) into bills in order for them to pass? The republican'ts." Care to post for us all the Democrat amendments to the Hurricane Sandy relief Bill? I don't think so.
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:45 PM
"Deep Mole: ..The Senate has not passed a budget in more than three years. ....the only thing that can stop out-of-control politicians from spending recklessly are the voters — and a majority of them no longer care....

Purcell: ..if the pork-laden version of the Sandy bill passes the Senate, the only hope is that the Republican House will ...strip out the waste. It is called checks and balances.

Deep Mole: So naive. If Republicans in the House do anything to hold up the bill, the president will tar them for withholding assistance to the victims of Sandy and the media will saturate the airwaves... Dumb Republicans can‘t win for losing.

Written By: Tom Purcell
Uber Dave Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:50 PM
Not to mention that that hurricane Sandy bill blew (no pun intended) every dime of the lefties precious "new revenue" in one fell swoop...
jimmylynn Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 3:12 PM
Yea, but it "our" revenue.
renny4 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:15 PM
The House did cut $10 BILLION out of the Sen.bill, but the Sen. is still operating as if we had money to spend and buying votes by letting ea. Sen. snuffle through his pork.

Last night, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney picked a Twitter fight with Republican Congressman Justin Amash over sequestration.  We'll get to that online battle in a moment, but first, a word on Rep. Amash's misguided comments that caught Carney's attention in the first place.  Amash has been publicly blasting Republican leadership for aggressively pinning the sequester on President Obama, arguing that it's "disingenuous" for members of Congress to vote for a compromise, then blame it on the other party.  This needlessly and foolishly undermines the GOP's messaging on the issue.  Republicans are not saying that the sequester is...