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Aww: Government Unions Stage Anti-Sequester Protests

NW-Res Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:39 AM
Bob, let's be clear about this. If you cut any program, jobs will be lost and people affected. Politicians don't like that. This is why if Obamacare is implemented, it will never be repealed. There would be too many federal jobs lost.

Don't furlough me, bro:

More than three dozen federal workers picketed outside the Bolling Federal Building in Kansas City Wednesday, calling for an end to the automatic federal spending cuts known as sequestration. “Sequestration stinks,” one protest sign said. The automatic sequester cuts went into effect earlier this month. They require tens of thousands of federal workers to take unpaid furloughs, and many workers are now being notified of their furlough schedule. Most furloughs won’t take effect until April. “Federal employees are hard-working Americans just like everyone else,” said a statement from Shannon McPeek, president...