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Sequestration myths damage
public faith in government

Washington Examiner, by Editorial

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Posted By:Drive, 5/9/2014 8:31:02 AM

Remember those sequestration federal spending cuts of 2012? How could anybody forget them, considering the apocalyptic disasters they were sure to cause, according to the endless predictions of President Obama, his Democratic allies in Congress and the dominant narrative of the mainstream media. Typical of the latter was ABC´s Josh Elliott on “Good Morning America": “It´s only hours now until massive government cuts go into effect that could impact every American. Jobs vaporizing, flights delayed, even criminals walking free.” The underlying assumption of that narrative was that America would be forced to shut down by the cuts because among the first

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 5/9/2014 9:23:07 AM     (No. 9842031)

I don´t want to burst his bubble……but NO ONE HAS ANY FAITH IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. This is an incompetent organization and should be reduced drastically.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LouD, 5/9/2014 9:48:10 AM     (No. 9842086)

You beat me to it, #1!

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