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Does Obama have power to avoid
painful cuts? Does Congress
really need to give him more?

Washington Examiner, by Byron York

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/27/2013 8:04:56 PM

One of the most vexing questions of sequestration is this: Do President Obama and cabinet heads have the leeway to shape budget cuts so that they will inflict a minimum of pain, or do the president and his aides, as the White House claims, have so little flexibility in the matter that they can only stand by while devastating cuts take effect? The remarkable thing about the current debate is that few people know the answer, or even whether there really is a clear answer. But a good case can be made that the president

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This really gets in the weeds, but I do know that Congress should never give 0bama more power. He already abuses the power that he now has.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dragon, 2/27/2013 11:43:36 PM     (No. 9200122)

Since when did this group ever follow the law? Instead of laying out a plan to minimize the impact of the cuts they choose to blame republcans and wail like a Muslim woman whose son was just martyred. It is all political theater.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/28/2013 4:55:07 AM     (No. 9200276)

Bozo has the power to reallocate cuts. He just doesn´t want to do it. He wants to blame the pubbies by making cuts that do the most harm. Besides, the cut is only to the increase in the budget so why all the drama about a cut to an increase that wasn´t there a year ago?

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