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Sequestration and Stupidity

mdeets Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 1:01 PM
Politicians have always exaggerated and modified the truth, but the outright lies being told to the gullible American people is pathetic. How they can lie with a straight face is beyond me. All is fair in politics apparently even if it hurts our country and its citizens. Wake up America. Don't let them feed you all this baloney. Where are men and women of integrity who will do what is right for our country and not what is politically advantageous.

The screeching you hear in Washington is the sound of politicians slamming their mouths into reverse as they back away from their previous positions on the misnamed "budget sequester." For weeks now, we have been told that an $85 billion reduction in the rate of increase in federal spending -- a 2.4 percent cut -- will have devastating consequences for our nation.

According to administration spokesmen and supporters, the sequestration means reduced agricultural inspections and the prospect of tainted food, cuts in childhood immunizations and more ill kids, long delays at airport security checkpoints, air traffic disruptions and dangerous vulnerabilities on...