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  • A10 Warthog
    Gen. James Post's dismissal is the first hint of sequestration pressure
    Sequestration is about to rear its ugly head once again unless Congress and the White House can finally find some common ground. The last minute deal made in 2013 — after weeks of embarrassing bickering from both sides — was only a...
  • USMCMATrng
    Most of Obama's military unfit to fight, could experience greater casualties
    http://www.examiner.com/article/most-of-obama-s-military-unfit-to-fight-could-experience-greater-casualties Ever since the end of the Second World War it's consistently been the policy of the United States civilian leadership that our nation&...
  • Trafalgar and Obama's Navy
    Tyranny, Trafalgar, WWI at Sea and Obama's Navy
    America and the Free World's enemies have most always been megalomaniacal tyrannical dictatorships whom we have defeated thanks in large part to free market capitalism-produced prosperity that made the building of a military force second to...
  • GDP slowed to 2.6% last quarter as spending cuts take a toll
    GDP slowed to 2.6% last quarter as spending cuts take a toll
    The real GDP or gross domestic product—the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price change— increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the...
  • No Ebola vaccine
    GOP approves CDC playing catch-up with Ebola
    First, Republicans cut the CDC budget as part of the sequestration and those cuts are being offered as why they don’t have an Ebola vaccine ready. They have been working on it since 2003, so that is long before the Obama administration and...
  • Obama addresses sequestration cuts
    The job lost as a result of the sequestration cuts
    Harmful automatic budget cuts — known as the sequester — threaten hundreds of thousands of jobs,” theWhitehouse.govstill reports on their website, regarding what the term sequestration will mean to U.S. citizens.The Whitehouse...
  • Reid
    Sequestration didn’t cost 1.6 million government jobs but, rather 1 (one) job
    Let’s accept the demonstrably false premise that sequestration and the government shutdown brought on by it in 2013 were entirely the work of obstructionism Republican lawmakers. Doing so requires pretending that chief Obama economic adviser...
  • General Odierno
    ‘Soldiers cost double today what they cost in 2001’
    James Kitfield from Defense One interviewed General Odierno about defense sequestration and military readiness. Here is an excerpt from which the headline quote comes. “Soldiers cost double today what they cost in 2001,” said Odierno....
  • Mackenzie Eaglen
    Hagel not so hot with defense contractors
    Defense Secretary Hagel’s standing with Republican and Democrat political insiders is OK. Hagel seems to be doing alright with the military community, however, contractors don’t give him high marks. Why? It is because Hagel is the man...
  •  High-tech MRIs removed from Afghanistan due to budget cuts
    High-tech MRIs removed from Afghanistan due to budget cuts
    Last February, the use of advanced brain imaging machines by military personnel in Afghanistan, was discontinued and in late October three of the high-dollar MRIs were disassembled and cannibalized for parts.The MRIs had been ordered to the war...
  • Secretary of Defense Hagel announces cutbacks in his own staff
    Secretary of Defense Hagel announces cutbacks in his own staff
    The term sequestration is somehow off the media radar right now, but government cutbacks continue with once unthought-of of proposals such as closing base schools at Dover and dismantling stateside commissaries. Today, the Secretary of Defense...
  • Collision course
    Obamacare plus sequestration equals disaster for low-income families
    Obama’s vaunted health care reform just sprung another leak, this one adversely impacting one of his MFC (Most Favored Classes): lower-income Americans. Like so much else that has gone wrong with the implementation of Obamacare, this problem...
  • vets protest
    Obama creating pain to “win” shutdown
    In the run up to the sequestration cuts President Obama and his allies all but assured us that planes would fall out of the sky and the food supply would be no longer be safe if federal spending was cut (by a meager 2%). Now the same tactics are...
  • Need for 'industrial policy' should not begin with sequestration
    Need for 'industrial policy' should not begin with sequestration
    One day maybe Americans will awaken to the subject of “industrial policy.” That would be a good subject for an educator-in-chief to tackle, but here is a glimpse about the topic and why it is so important.First, while conservatives...
  • Keith Hall
    Much ado about cutting: Virginia feels 'malaise,' but not due to sequestration
    Heavily dependent on federal contracts and burdened by ill-conceived state policies,Virginiais becoming less competitive for business, according to a new report that lays out a five-point turnaround strategy, Watchdog.org reported Monday.While...
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