Skip to comments.From the Schoolhouse to the Factory Floor, Girding for Cuts
Posted on 02/26/2013 6:16:23 AM PST by ExxonPatrolUs
The owner of a Missouri smokehouse that makes beef jerky is worried about a slowdown in food safety inspections. A Montana school district is drawing up a list of teachers who could face layoffs. Officials at an Arizona border stationfear that lines to cross the border could lengthen. And if Olympic National Park in Washington cannot hire enough workers to plow backcountry trails, they may stay closed until the snow melts in July.
With some $85 billion in spending cuts known as sequestration set to begin at the end of the week, officials in Washington were blaming one another. In the rest of the country, local officials, business owners and people who rely on government services were trying to fathom what it would mean for them.
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The US federal government spends $3.5 TRILLION a year. Sequestration is $85 BILLION in cuts. So, a 2% cut is going to cause the gutting of the military, and a shortage of everything from meat inspectors to teachers.
The Obama media is doing their job to try to create hysteria in the stupid American public.
I hate them so much, I hope the next meteor coming this way hits them. They are evil, they are anti American, and they serve the same function to America that cancer serves to the human body.
...Cuts in their increases!
And what freaking budget???
There hasn't been a budget in 4 years now!
A lousy 2% cut to a non-existent budget?
Cry me a feckin’ river!
Obama is threatening the public that the tiniest cut in out of control spending will cause calamities for the public. And it appears that he and his cabinet are doing all they can to cause as much pain as possible to the American public, should Obama’s plan actually go through.
It seems to me that this is in direct violation of the oath of office, especially if he PURPOSELY exposes the American public to danger, and deserving of impeachment.
Of course, that will never happen.