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Sequester: Sound and Fury; Signifying Nothing

jwarrior Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 9:05 AM
The sky is falling, The sky is falling,,,,, Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria! Get a grip liberals. unfortunately nobody has cancelled those welfare checks yet. When that happens you can cry. The rest of us will cheer.
goldilocks Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 10:07 AM
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 11:22 AM
jwarrior Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:15 PM
40 years of darkness, earthquakes, volcanoes, the dead rising from the graves.
man of steel Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:34 PM
The fall won't

hurt. Neither will

the sudden stop!
goldilocks Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:58 AM
pas, good question!

I will ask Sheldon and Leonard.

With the March 1st deadline for the sequester looming, the chorus of politicians and pundits decrying its passage in apocalyptic terms has reached a fevered pitch. These are the same political leaders who in the summer of 2011 agreed to implement these cuts if a broader spending deal could not be reached. The negotiations carried out by the Super Committee collapsed and the sequester agreement was passed and signed into law.

For months, the Administration promised the sequester would be turned off with a deal to offset the automatic across-the-board spending cuts. The President even went so far as to...