February 28, 2013

Sequestration Drama Queens - By Ron Hart

Sequestration happens – and it is the only way Washington can be forced to cut the growth of spending. Remember, the $85 billion politicians are howling about (out of a $3.7 trillion dollar budget) is only a 2.2 percent cut. It is a reduction in the growth of spending, not in spending itself.

Democrats play the spin game by threatening us with all the bad things that will happen to us with this 2.2 percent cut in spending growth. Heads of the 1,200 different government programs, projects and agencies are induced to threaten us and blast the cuts by warning, through their compliant media, of overblown dire consequences. They squeal that "750,000 non-essential" employees will lose their jobs. Has anyone asked why we have 750,000 non-essential federal employees in the first place?     Read More

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