Tag Archive | Sequestration

Let’s Bomb Syria! But Let’s Bomb the MoBo’s AND Assad

It’s not even Halloween and already the witches and hawks are buzzing the towers. We are in such a fiscal crisis with sequestration and debts that the military had to cancel fireworks and air shows for the 4th of July. Veterans are being tossed out and denied coverage and the yahoos in Washington want to […]

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Sequestration Pain: Necessary Service Reductions or Obama Temper Tantrum?

Sequestration is a result of Congress, Republicans and Democrats, kicking the budget can down the road over and over again. In order to avoid responsibility for trimming a few dollars from the massive Federal Budget, our elected officials appointed a smaller group – a Super Committee – to make the tough decisions. They stacked the […]

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Watcher’s Council Nominations – Sequestration Boogie Man Edition..Boo!

Welcome to the Watcher’s Council, a blogging group consisting of some of the most incisive blogs in the ‘sphere, and the longest running group of its kind in existence. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one written by themselves and one written by someone from outside the group for consideration by the whole […]

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Over the River and Through the Woods and Off the Cliff We Go

There is no doubt that whoever coined the phrase “Fiscal Cliff” for the converging tax hikes and sequestration cuts is a fan of big government. And while most Republicans and Conservatives are loathe to cut a single dime out of Defense spending, and those on the left will never willingly cut the entitlement spending that […]

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Veterans Groups Shun Tim Kaine and Flock to George Allen in Va Senate Race

As a Navy Veteran it is not hard to understand why my fellow Vets would back George Allen. Allen is the Veteran’s candidate of choice because he is right on so many issues facing Veterans today. But mostly, because the looming Defense cuts will decimate our military if they are allowed to go into effect. Veterans know […]

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Senate Republicans Warn Of “Crippling Defense Cuts, Ask Where Leadership From White House Is

  CNN wrote on Saturday, “Republicans are calling on President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Senate to act before sequestration takes place at the beginning of next year, saying cuts to the military are ‘not the way to address America’s fiscal challenges.’ . . . The president signed the Sequestration Transparency Act earlier this week, which will require […]

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VIDEO: U.S. Senator Roger Wicker Delivers Weekly Republican Address

    U.S. Senator Roger Wicker Delivers Weekly Republican Address ‘The stakes are unmistakably high. Crippling defense cuts are just around the corner, and we have an obligation to make tough decisions on how to avoid sequestration and balance the budget long-term.’   WASHINGTON, DC – This week President Obama signed the Sequestration Transparency Act and by […]

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Obama Admin Warns Bureaucrats of Looming Defense Cuts, But Wants To Keep Private Contractors In The Dark

Sequester ‘Guidance’ The Obama Administration Is Helping Bureaucrats Prepare For Sequestration, Even As They Work To Hide Layoff Notices From Private Sector Workers   PRESIDENT OBAMA: “The private sector is doing fine. Where we’re seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with … government.”(President Obama, Press Conference, 6/8/12)   OMB Implementing Plans To ‘Work With […]

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The DISCLOSE Act Has Died Again

  Politico reported yesterday, “The DISCLOSE Act has died again. Senate Democrats’ second attempt in less than 24 hours to advance the campaign finance bill failed Tuesday — even after at least 16 senators held the floor for six hours Monday night in support of the measure. On a strictly partisan 53-45 vote, it fell short of […]

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