Tag Archives: sequestration

Rebuttal of William Hartung’s blatant lies about the threat environment

The leftist “BreakingDefense” website has recently (on Dec. 12th) published yet another utterly ridiculous leftist screed, this time by ignorant anti-defense hack William Hartung from the far-left “New America Foundation”, an organization that seeks to turn America into a socialist, militarily weak country. In that garbage screed, Hartung falsely claims that: 1) The world is much… Read More »

Jabberwonky ObamaCare Failure is the Story – October 6th

When: Sunday, October 6th, 10pm Eastern/7pm Pacific Where: Jabberwonky on Blog Talk Radio What: `Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe: All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. Whether it’s “down the rabbit hole”, or “through the looking glass”, the world of politics is often referred… Read More »

Defense Issues Weekly – May 28th

NOTE: From this edition forward, Defense Issues Weekly will appear on weekdays. This week, it will appear on Tuesday, and afterwards, it will appear on Mondays. US on course to gut its military… With sequestration in effect and no prospect of it being cancelled, the DOD will have to cut an additional $550 bn from… Read More »

CBS Charlie Rose: The Republicans Have a Point???

CBS political director John Dickerson was interviewed by Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning about the impact of sequestration cuts. Watch for Rose’s shocked expression when he realizes that Dickerson is saying the Republicans have a point about allowing departments to have flexibility where they make these cuts (about 50 seconds). This just tosses the… Read More »

Congress moves to act on flight delays before recess

The House of Representatives is moving quickly today to finalize a Senate-passed plan that will ease air traffic delays. Congress goes into recess at the end of this week and politicians fearful of leaving constituents dealing with flight delays and cancellations for another week has put pressure on them to act. Business travelers and vacationers… Read More »

FAA Furloughs start – Time for privatization of traffic controllers?

Obama’s sequestration rule has kicked-in and funding cuts are hitting the Federal Aviation Administration As a way to force Republicans’ hand in the debt ceiling debate, President Obama elected to use the tactic known as sequestration. Over the weekend, the spending cuts forced by that move hit the Department of Transportation and most-obviously the FAA.… Read More »

Obama pivots to spanish language television after failures on budget, guns, healthcare

The President is scheduled for sit-down interviews with Spanish language television networks Telemundo and Univision in an attempt to refocus American’s attention from his failures on the budget and gun control and the growing negative view Americans have on Obamacare. President Obama is likely to focus on immigration reform – something that is much more… Read More »

Judge Jeanine Calls Out ICE for Release of Criminal Illegals

In her opening statement last weekend, Judge Jeanine Pirro lit into the Obama administration, including the Department of Homeland Security and ICE for releasing illegal immigrants. Saying they were only releasing non-violent illegals and blaming it on the sequestration the administration further backed away from any responsibility by putting the decisions on the shoulders of… Read More »

Sequestration. What Sequestration?

Sequestration became the law of the land on Friday, March 1, 2013. Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama, on Saturday, March 2, blamed Republicans for $85 billion in automatic budget cuts in both domestic and defense programs over the next seven months. I guess newly appointed Secretary of State John Kerry failed to get the budget… Read More »