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House Republicans: Don’t Buy
Sequester Scare Tactics

National Review Online, by Betsy Woodruff

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/26/2013 8:10:23 PM

Despite the president’s “Sequestration Is Armaggedon” road show, Republican members of Congress seem uniformly unflapped by the impending automatic budget cuts. “It is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury and signifying nothing!” Representative Tim Huelskamp (R., Kan.) tells National Review Online with a laugh. “I’m not a great Shakespeare fan, but it fits now here. And I really think most Americans will wake up on Friday morning and say, ‘Come on, what was it all about?’” Huelskamp adds that he’d prefer to hold off sequestration and make minor reductions

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mikkins2, 2/26/2013 9:14:41 PM     (No. 9198072)

So let me get this straight.

Elected Republicans are scared of being blamed for cutting spending by the government.

These same elected Republicans got elected by promising to cut spending by the government.

Hmmmmmmmm........

Got Tea?





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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 2/26/2013 9:48:11 PM     (No. 9198107)

Okay, I won´t.

Can I buy:

"DHS releasing hundreds of illegal
immigrants, blaming budget cuts"???

Huh? Can I?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: smcchk, 2/26/2013 10:24:20 PM     (No. 9198137)

W will stand firm if you will, GOP!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/27/2013 12:34:39 AM     (No. 9198230)

I fail to understand why budget cuts never ever include foreign aid. The cuts are domestic first and always.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/27/2013 3:12:51 AM     (No. 9198298)

I could probably figure this out if I wanted to but I´m afraid to see the results. If $85 billion is a 2% decrease in the rate of spending increases,how much does the other 98% add up to? Why does the government need this big a raise while working people have to use title loans to pay their electric bills?

The government could take a 2% across the board cut off the baseline and not miss the money one bit.This is only a half serious budget cut at best but in world Obama the country will literally come to a standstill without more taxes.

The really bad part is Obama will lay people off whether he needs to or not,just like letting a flood of illegals go.This was a pro-latino political favor which had nothing to do with budget cuts.Just cash in the billion bullets these fools bought to cover jail expenses.

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