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The President Is Raging Against
a Budget Crisis He Created

Wall Street Journal, by JOHN BOEHNER

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Posted By:Draggingtree, 2/20/2013 12:34:52 PM

A week from now, a dramatic new federal policy is set to go into effect that threatens U.S. national security, thousands of jobs and more. In a bit of irony, President Obama stood Tuesday with first responders who could lose their jobs if the policy goes into effect. Most Americans are just hearing about this Washington creation for the first time: the sequester. What they might not realize from Mr. Obama´s statements is that it is a product of the president´s own failed leadership.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: southron, 2/20/2013 12:40:44 PM     (No. 9186887)

Are low-information Americans intelligent enough to finally see Obama´s hand in this?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Feebie, 2/20/2013 12:45:54 PM     (No. 9186898)

Oh look. It´s the leader of Kabuki Theater.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/20/2013 12:46:25 PM     (No. 9186901)

Boehner is laying the ground work for another complete and total capitulation by the Rebublicans to Da Won. Nothing says ‘I give up’ quite like an article by a Rebublican leader saying the current budget cut plan isn’t sophisticated enough. Come on John, we are big boys and girls and we don’t need to be greased to see you are about to screw us. Just tell us what you are going to agree to with Obambi and we will deal with it from there.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TheMom, 2/20/2013 12:47:02 PM     (No. 9186902)

No. They´re not. Or if they are, it won´t matter. Just as long as they get their free stuff, he could eat hamsters for breakfast on GMA and they wouldn´t care.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bevan, 2/20/2013 1:04:07 PM     (No. 9186926)

#1, NO!

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