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Government by Temper Tantrum
PJ Media, by Stephen Green

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Posted By:earlybird, 3/6/2013 12:21:46 PM

As the father of two small boys, I’ve seen some tantrums these last few years. They follow a predictable script. • Child wants something • Dad says no (Snip)The government wants something. It wants to spend $3,803,000,000,000. It’s been told that it may only spend $3,759,000,000,000. (Please notice that nine zeroes are left unmolested.) And so now the government is going to throw a tantrum. It will hide its aircraft carrier, stop food-safety inspections, close the White House to tourists who flew in from hundreds or thousands of miles away. In other words,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 3/6/2013 12:27:56 PM     (No. 9211416)

We need to keep reminding people that, as this blogger points out, Obama is behaving like a two year-old.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lt.Mom, 3/6/2013 12:34:08 PM     (No. 9211439)

"We should remind it that the Department of Education, which doesn’t educate a single child, has a budget almost twice the size of this year’s sequester."

We pay state and property tax to support education as well. I substitute in public schools K-12, and when I am available I also sub in a local Christian school. Guess which educational system is better? And at one fourth the cost of the local school district, per child.

So many are complaining about retired people receiving SS that they funded during their entire working career, but forget how big an entitlement the public school system is, and at what cost to the future of the children in this country.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: songstress, 3/6/2013 12:44:19 PM     (No. 9211464)

Isn´t it true that the White House tours are given by volunteers?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 3/6/2013 12:54:03 PM     (No. 9211492)

A couple of weeks ago Peggy Noonan wrote a similar column titled, "Government by Freakout". It was better, imo. Link available via the Lucianne search function.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 3/6/2013 12:54:35 PM     (No. 9211493)

Rush began by calling this childish then went on his usual rant to blame republicans for something or other.

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Now watching Rand Paul filibustering Brennan.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 3/6/2013 1:05:56 PM     (No. 9211527)

Did not every working person get 2% more taxed out of their pay? We didn´t like it but we are trying to move on.
How about the Gov´t taking an immediate cut of 2%..and I mean a real cut..so knock off the automatic raise of 8%, then cut 2%.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: flatwater, 3/6/2013 1:41:46 PM     (No. 9211640)

Poor, poor, much set-upon Wise King Barky! He´s stamping his wittle feet and tearing his dress and threatening to hold his breath until his lips turn purple, if he doesn´t get his way!

Poor, poor Barky Obungles!

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