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Morning Joe Mocks Obama’s
‘Doomsday’ Sequester: ‘Nobody Told
Him’ He Won Election,
‘Nothing’s Happened’

Mediaite, by Meenal Vamburkar

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Posted By:JoniTx, 3/4/2013 8:52:12 AM

America, those automatic spending cuts are upon us — and it’s all downhill from here. Or is it? Morning Joe wasn’t buying President Obama‘s “doomsday” scenarios during Monday morning’s discussion about the sequester. In the grand scheme of things, Joe Scarborough contended, the cuts are just a “penny on a dollar.” “Nothing’s happened,” Mike Barnicle chimed in, much to Mika Brzezinski‘s chagrin. She instead noted that his may not have affected Barnicle and Scarborough, but it is affecting people nonetheless. In the end, Scarborough noted, that Obama later admitted that the whole situation wasn’t quite so apocalyptic,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jebediah, 3/4/2013 9:06:39 AM     (No. 9207142)

How in God´s name would MICA know who is being affected? She isn´t exactly, nor never has been, one of the "little people", no matter how she squints to feign thought.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 3/4/2013 9:07:19 AM     (No. 9207145)

So the Village People lost their jobs.

Or didn´t she watch SNL.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/4/2013 9:08:14 AM     (No. 9207147)

The only thing apocalyptic about this to Obama is that he didn´t get his way in this and the Republicans won this one. He came out of this looking foolish and small.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 3/4/2013 9:47:43 AM     (No. 9207247)

I would wager that the increase in debt and the interest payments alone on the debt accumulated under the Obama regeime are greater than the amount of ´cuts´ due to the sequester.

I want to see someone run the numbers on that and then produce commercials.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dallasdude, 3/4/2013 9:50:09 AM     (No. 9207256)

I do not know who Mika is or care but she looked like she needed to change her feminine napkin.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/4/2013 10:31:51 AM     (No. 9207343)

Just happened to catch this bit this morning.

Joe was on a roll.

Mika was fit to be tied.

Even Barnikle and Willy were in the amen corner.

Joe even told Zbignew´s daughter to shut up and listen.

Clearly, the end times are upon us.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mijcraw, 3/4/2013 10:43:41 AM     (No. 9207376)

While the basic facts are true.....for the eventual 800,000 federal employees taking home 20% less weekly and those defense contractors going to be given a pink slip...its real for them. Many of these folks are like you and I, they are family members, brothers, sisters and your neighbors. I agree with the cuts, but when you skip over wasteful programs and make the first cuts to people to make a point, well that is wrong. Cut wasteful programs and then the people assigned to those wasteful programs.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jerseyden, 3/4/2013 11:40:25 AM     (No. 9207552)

If the 800,000 federal employees take home 20% less they are still compensated more than their private sector employee in similar jobs. There should be more cuts in programs that serve little or no benefit to productive Americans.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 3/4/2013 12:47:57 PM     (No. 9207749)

I feel for the civil servants (most of them). My wife used to be one and I knew and worked with thousands of dedicated federal employees during my time in the Navy. But the only thing that´s going to wake this country up is pain. Pain felt by everyone - across the board, as they like to say. I´m currently on lay-off from the defense contracting industry for the forth time in six years. Let someone else experience it, too.

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