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Original post made by Tim Hunt, Castlewood, on Feb 26, 2013

The manufactured crisis in the nation’s capitol is just amazing.

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Posted by Daveg
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 26, 2013 at 10:29 am

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I believe Tim has objectively commented on this entire sequestration farce. So many people are buying into Obama's scare tactics as he continues his political campaigning on the road rather than actually sitting down with both parties and working out a true, workable plan. It's worth noting that Obama was determined not to face another debt-limit increase before his re-election campaign. He scuttled a bipartisan agreement prior to the election and instead proposed a “sequester.” The sequester was initially proposed as a deal so bad that Republicans and Democrats would have to come up with something better. But as deadlines have passed, neither side has provided an alternative that is acceptable to the other. Obama can’t be bothered to actually spend a few hours working out a sensible sequester plan with the Republicans. Apparently it’s more important to keep on bashing the Republicans if the sequestration goes through as planned.
The Wall Street Journal itself weighed in in an editorial, referring to a recent White House event that Obama hosted, saying that “Americans can expect more such melodrama in the coming days.”
And they have been correct!

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Posted by liberalism is a disease
a resident of Birdland
on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:17 pm

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Geez, Tim, how dare you cast some light on the manufactured crisis of leadership that is oblamo. To reiterate one of your salient points, most private sector employees have had to do without for a few years now and all we hear is wring, gloom and doom and claims the world will end when the govt only has to reduce their INCREASE IN ANNUAL SPENDING. Whiny beeyatches, grow up.