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Sequester hype: DNC adds 1.25
million job cuts to Obama´s 750,000

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/27/2013 11:30:20 AM

The fears, threats and hype over the looming budget sequester hit a new high Tuesday when the Democratic National Committee more than doubled the White House estimate that 750,000 jobs are facing the ax if the spending cuts take place--and stay in place. As if 750,000 job losses weren´t scary enough, a DNC email urging supporters to pressure Republicans to cut a deal with President Obama said that "more than two million jobs could be lost." Even the White House isn´t biting on that number. Earlier this month, the White House said that the job

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They are all pathological liars. What is so depressing about this is that it we have to cut billions more than this (which really isn´t a cut) and it won´t happen. It really frightens me.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/27/2013 11:34:30 AM     (No. 9199007)

The amusing part is...if the bulk of those ´job cuts´ were to *government* employees, it´s doubtful most of the country would have a problem with it.

They´re just doing such a spectacularly screwed up job as it is...

The ´status quo´ ain´t all it´s cracked up to be. Time to expose liberal buffoons for what they are - as Karen notes - pathological liars.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 2/27/2013 11:36:54 AM     (No. 9199014)

This new math amazes me. Explain to me how Obama´s 900 billion dollar stimulus package could save only 3 million jobs but 85 billion dollars in cuts could cost 2 million jobs. By that reasoning 900 billion in cuts would cost 21 million jobs.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: alpha91c, 2/27/2013 11:54:04 AM     (No. 9199057)

Our Dear Leader is out there flying from city to city informing the citizens that the sky is falling and it ain´t his fault. Blame it on the republicans. He is powerless to their dastardly schemees. He will be believed by his worshipers.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/27/2013 12:10:54 PM     (No. 9199095)

Whenever a flake of snow falls in D.C. the "non-essential" government employees are told to stay home. So, why not eliminate these non-essential positions? It won´t solve all the budget problems but it´s a start.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MattMusson, 2/27/2013 12:33:53 PM     (No. 9199146)

I need to cut my Budget - so I drop HBO.

The government needs to cut the Budget - so they only add HBO and don´t add Cinemax too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/27/2013 1:16:23 PM     (No. 9199214)

Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
The dead rising from the grave!
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jackburton, 2/27/2013 1:45:38 PM     (No. 9199275)

BTW. $85 billion = 2 million jobs if the total cost of each job was 42k.



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