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To "Preserve, Protect and Defend"!?

Ress Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 11:16 PM
Only the military members actually respect their oath. The politicians all take it with fingers crossed behind their backs.

As everyone knows, when any US president takes the oath of office, he swears to "preserve, protect and defend" the USA.  That promise can reasonably be construed to mean that a president is obligated to make sensible efforts, wherever possible, to minimize -- not enhance -- any "pain" experienced by law-abiding US citizens as he executes his duties.

How disgraceful, then, to note that the Obama administration is trying to implement the sequester's funding reductions in a way that will maximize problems for those he is sworn to serve.  As reported in the Washington Times, officials in Washington sent an email...