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Obama flails as Republicans
stand firm on sequester

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:FlyRight, 3/9/2013 1:31:45 PM

They´re flailing. That´s the impression I get from watching Barack Obama and his White House over the past week.Things haven´t gone as they expected. The House Republicans were supposed to cave in on the sequester, as they did on the fiscal cliff at the beginning of the year.They would be so desperate to avoid the sequester´s mandatory defense cuts, the theory went, that they would agree to higher taxes (through closing loopholes) on high earners. But the Republicans didn´t deal.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 3/9/2013 1:55:46 PM     (No. 9216923)

If we don´t stand together, we are doomed to live under King Obomination! McPain and Grahamnesty better start getting the message or get left behind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sliver of truth, 3/9/2013 1:57:25 PM     (No. 9216927)

Sometimes that happens when you call a bully´s bluff.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 3/9/2013 2:20:09 PM     (No. 9216957)

Now we need to drive home the point to voters. We need someone like Rush to display the ´Obama Extravagance of the Day.´

And, everyday point out the cost of a vacation, golf outing, date night in NYC, etc - and how many headstart children or Whitehouse tours, or school lunches it equates to.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ohyababy, 3/9/2013 2:50:44 PM     (No. 9216996)

I´m a democrat and I did take the time a few days ago to send Leader Boehner a thank you for his and the other Republican Leadership strong stand on this issue. The Republicans played ball on the "fiscal cliff" with 0bama and he was supposed to play back with expense cuts. I see the majority of Americans are finally beginning to wise up to what a liar and manipulator 0bama really is. I hope the Republicans take super majorities in both the House and Senate in 2014 - its the only way we´re going to get anything done in DC.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rafter, 3/9/2013 4:29:21 PM     (No. 9217093)

Michael Barone is level-headed, as usual, and provides a balanced viewpoint with
some analyis of the details behind the headlines.

I like what he has to say about 2014 & GOP prospects for those midterm elections.
Nothing spectacular, but somewhat encouraging nonetheless.
Those election results will be key to stopping Bamster once and for all,
if that´s even possible.

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