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

JustMC Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:04 PM
EVERYONE should be concerned about getting paid what he has been promised. First, the destruction of the dollar ALREADY means you aren't getting paid the full amount you were promised. SECOND: laws only matter until they do not. Tell the State of Indiana's pension fund about the value of bankruptcy law. They lost a fortune in the banana-republic bailout of the UAW. That simply STOLE their money. When the government is lawless (as it now is), odds are you are LOW on the totem pole. The only fix is to bring that government in check.
JustMC Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:08 PM
Lars has a good point in the SHORT TERM, if one looks past theft by destruction of the dollar. But in the longer term, the military, Social Security, etc, ALL of these things will be shorted. They HAVE TO BE. It is mathematically impossible for them to be paid.

So GRAB control now, STOP reckless govt growth, STOP the new promises, and start managing the bankruptcy that's already here, just not officially recognized.

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...