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Run For Your Lives: The Sequester Takes Effect

Warrior11 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 12:24 PM
40 years ago, you could be flippant, you could make jokes, you could put on funny skits, and comedians could get a fair laugh but not now. The jokes are over, it is time for serious action. We need a new President, a new Congress, a new Senate, a new Supreme Court, a new commitment to Freedom/Liberty/Democracy, an education system that works, and a fresh adherence to our Constitution. Those that impede our thrust for renewal should be expunged.

President Obama's (miniscule) sequester cuts have taken effect -- and yet planes remain airborne, food remains edible, zombies haven't invaded shopping malls, and -- if you're reading this -- you still have a pulse.  When, as expected, both Senate bills failed on procedural votes yesterday, today's outcome became inevitable.  Filling in on Hugh Hewitt's nationally-syndicated radio show last night, I asked Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell what to expect from today's window-dressing meeting at the White House:
 

GB: So both Senate plans went down today, neither one is...