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Sequestration came from the White House

All this week the word sequestration has been bandied about by television news people.  I admit to having to look it up so I thought others might also be questioning what this giant four syllable word really means and what its significance is today. se·ques·tra·tion n. the employment of automatic, across-the-board spending cuts in the face of annual budget deficits. ...

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The Super Committee Fails – Medicare and Defense to Suffer

Heartache and disappointment were thick throughout twitter, facebook and the comments on articles across the internet on the news that the Congressional “Super Committee” on deficits had failed. In actuality, nothing has actually happened. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Republican co-chair of the committee, penned an account of why the committee failed. In short, the Democrats dismissed the three major Republican ...

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