Analysis: Cuts unlikely to deliver promised U.S. budget savings

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“Forever Is Promised To No One”

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#1 Feb 28, 2013
Woodward at war
Bob Woodward called a senior White House official last week to tell him that in a piece in that weekend’s Washington Post, he was going to question President Barack Obama’s account of how sequestration came about — and got a major-league brushback. The Obama aide “yelled at me for about a half-hour,” Woodward told us in an hourlong interview yesterday around the Georgetown dining room table where so many generations of Washington’s powerful have spilled their secrets.
Digging into one of his famous folders, Woodward said the tirade was followed by a page-long email from the aide, one of the four or five administration officials most closely involved in the fiscal negotiations with the Hill.“I apologize for raising my voice in our conversation today,” the official typed.“You’re focusing on a few specific trees that give a very wrong impression of the forest. But perhaps we will just not see eye to eye here.… I think you will regret staking out that claim.”
Woodward repeated the last sentence, making clear he saw it as a veiled threat.“‘You’ll regret.’ Come on,” he said.“I think if Obama himself saw the way they’re dealing with some of this, he would say,‘Whoa, we don’t tell any reporter ‘you’re going to regret challenging us.’”

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#2 Feb 28, 2013
au contraire wrote:
Woodward at war
More cross-posted, off topic DUMBOSPAM.

Topix needs a special icon just for Dumbo.

Ignored him, you don't say.

It's almost as though he shares the reputation of Geraldo Rivera- unidentified and fabricated sources.
news flash

Coffeyville, KS

#3 Feb 28, 2013
Barefoot doesn't like it when facts don't look good on their missah. Boo hoo. It will only get worse for the liar in chief, even his sheep media are sick of the lies and phoney patriatism.
fatbacksx

West Linn, OR

#4 Feb 28, 2013
Cuts? Nothing by nothing politicians (failed, half assed lawyers) equals nothing.If I owned a company that operates like the goobermint, I'd have a crew coming ,a crew working ,and a crew draga--ing down the road with empty cans tied to their a--es with NO letters of recomendation.Should turn the mess over to halibortion or jp morgan. At least they got the balls to steal out in the open..... just ask shotgun dicky.
Bill

Zephyrhills, FL

#5 Feb 28, 2013
Obama is a Failure. We are doomed to because of the clueless idiots who voted for image and hype and closed their eyes to the fact that their Hero Obama is a clueless buffoon.

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

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#6 Feb 28, 2013
news flash wrote:
Barefoot doesn't like it when facts don't look good on their missah. Boo hoo. It will only get worse for the liar in chief, even his sheep media are sick of the lies and phoney patriatism.
Yep, Obama and liberal howl about any cuts........claim we need more taxes, not cuts........

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WHATS IN THEIR WALLET??????????

“Forever Is Promised To No One”

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#8 Feb 28, 2013
When the politicians that work for the people are scared to fly with the people they serve, the people have something themselves to fear.
conservative crapola

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#9 Feb 28, 2013
au contraire wrote:
What Do You Know About CPAC?

Best desciption ever: They're the Stars Wars barroom scene.

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahaha

“It's Time to Defeat Terrorism ”

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#11 Feb 28, 2013
Obama does not have any budget and like a drunken sailor he has his foreign agenda where he send hundreds of billions of our money that our grandchildren will still have to earn and pay. How many billions of dollars cost 20 F-16 and 200 Abrams Tanks that Obama rushed to his buddy Mozlem Brother dictator Morsi of Egypt? Was it 3 billions of 5 billion dollars that was paid by the American people to support the Egyptian Mozlem Brother enemy of America that makes Sheik Rachman who was behind the murderous attack on the NYC twin towers in1993 a hero? The fact that Obama regime rushed to release tens of thousands illegal invader criminals and terrorists from America prisons before he cut one cent proves the fact that Obama needs as much money that he can grab from the American people to re-distribute to his Mozlem Brother friends around the world and to support his union liberal parasites that do not want to work and desire to live on the back of the American people ‘socialism style’.

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#12 Feb 28, 2013
This only makes sense if you use progressive math. Since when is actually spending more than you did before a cut? It would be so much easier to be a progressive liberal, when budgets are tight, I could keep the vacation budget and not pay the mortgage. That would show my banker (the taxpayers) who's really in charge.
news flash

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#13 Feb 28, 2013
exactly RustyS, that is the ultimate show of a liberals ignorance. Raising spending 98% instead of 100% is a cut and will bring about armagedon. Complete morons, every one of them.

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#15 Feb 28, 2013
news flash wrote:
Barefoot doesn't like it when facts don't look good on their missah
Facts.. right.

When are you going to post something factual, dear?

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#16 Feb 28, 2013
Jeff Brightone wrote:
Obama does not have any budget
Junior high civics = Budget is Congress's job.

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#17 Feb 28, 2013
Jeff Brightone wrote:
How many billions of dollars cost 20 F-16 and 200 Abrams Tanks that Obama
Second to Israel and Israel has been mooching from the US every year since 1973.

PS: Egypt did not attack our ship in the Med. Israel did...

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#18 Feb 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Junior high civics = Budget is Congress's job.
Grade school civics = the POTUS leads his party, which in this case controls the Senate. No budget can pass without Harry Reid. Obama set sequestration into play, it’s his job to decide what each agency will cut.
Your Civics Teacher

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#19 Feb 28, 2013
RustyS wrote:
<quoted text>
Grade school civics = the POTUS leads his party, which in this case controls the Senate. No budget can pass without Harry Reid. Obama set sequestration into play, it’s his job to decide what each agency will cut.
"F"

“Yeah, but...”

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#20 Feb 28, 2013
Of course, the cuts won't reduce the deficit. OBAMA IS PRESIDENT AND THE DEMOCRATS IN CONGRESS COUNTINUE TO OBSTRUCT ANY ATTEMPTS TO REDUCE THE DEFICIT.

Duh!

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#21 Feb 28, 2013
Your Civics Teacher wrote:
<quoted text>"F"
Ah, but a progressive "F" I'll take it. I thought, in your world, everyone got an A, you know, to be fair to the progressive kids. Probably a racist thing on your part.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#22 Feb 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
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Second to Israel and Israel has been mooching from the US every year since 1973.
PS: Egypt did not attack our ship in the Med. Israel did...
Egyptian muslim brotherhood memeber was a 9/11 hijacker, meathead. None from Israel.

During that war the Liberty was mistaken for an Egyptian ship, reparuations have been made by Israel. In all wars, mistaken identity has occured...

Get a brain.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#23 Feb 28, 2013
barefoot2626 wrote:
<quoted text>
Junior high civics = Budget is Congress's job.
Really?

For 8 years you failed junior civics, you blamed Bush!! LMAO

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