Skip to comments.White House,Republicans dig in ahead of budget talks(OMG!)
Posted on 02/27/2013 2:05:00 PM PST by mdittmar
Positions hardened on Wednesday between President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders over the budget crisis even as they arranged to hold last-ditch talks to prevent harsh automatic spending cuts beginning this week.
Looking resigned to the $85-billion in "sequestration" cuts starting on Friday, government agencies began reducing costs and spelling out to employees how furloughs will work.
Expectations were low that a White House meeting on Friday between Obama and congressional leaders, including Republican foes, would produce any deal to avoid the cuts.
Public services across the country - from air traffic control to food safety inspections and education - might be disrupted if the cuts go ahead.
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If the Republicans had half a testicle they would tell Obama, “Hey, go back on they campaign trial, you only have 3 1/2 years NOT to get reelected!”
So with the tenacity of World War I trench warfare, the gravytrain-in-chief declares that the blood engorged tumor called Washington DC will be fed, or else.
Obama is already using mustard gas in the form of releasing illegals. Now I’m hearing that unions will join in at airports and shut down runways.
I hope the unions start massive nationwide strikes!
I think they have to because Obama’s desperate screams of dire consequences will amount to nothing and destroy his credibility.
Boehner and McConnell shouldn’t go to the WH. He just wants to kick their asses. Eff him.
It would be a twofer;)
Would someone PLEASE ask Doofus Carney (or his boss, if they can find him) to explain why the government is furloughing people when actual government spending will increase even with the “sequester”! What will they do with the extra cash they will have laying around?
The press won’t ask any hard questions. They’re Barry’s wingman.
THERE ARE NO CUTS!.