Iowa meatpacking town fears impact of...

Iowa meatpacking town fears impact of federal cuts

There are 14 comments on the The State story from Feb 28, 2013, titled Iowa meatpacking town fears impact of federal cuts. In it, The State reports that:

The White House has warned that 6,300 meat and poultry plants could slow production or temporarily shut down under the across-the-board cuts, which may force U.S. Department of Agriculture to furlough meat inspectors for up to 15 days through Sept.

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“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#1 Feb 28, 2013
It says it right there in the headline. Do not need to look further. "FEAR"

This entire debate is based on fear.

These politicians create the crisis, use media to instill fear and get a reaction, then try to provide solutions to the crisis they created.

There is no cut. 2.4% of the 2013 calendar year budget is being cut, but, it is still more dollars that was spent in 2012 calendar year.

The media and people are falling for it.

I say let it collapse. Only then will the people wake up to the reality show and do something about it.
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#2 Feb 28, 2013
Kahoki wrote:
It says it right there in the headline. Do not need to look further. "FEAR"
This entire debate is based on fear.
These politicians create the crisis, use media to instill fear and get a reaction, then try to provide solutions to the crisis they created.
There is no cut. 2.4% of the 2013 calendar year budget is being cut, but, it is still more dollars that was spent in 2012 calendar year.
The media and people are falling for it.
I say let it collapse. Only then will the people wake up to the reality show and do something about it.
Yep, the White House is promoting fear - THE SKY IS FALLING!!

And if a President signs a bill into law, and that bill ENDANGERS the citizens he is REQUIRED, as President, to PROTECT, then he is guilty of dereliction of duty and needs to be IMPEACHED!!
Sheik Yerbouti

Southampton, PA

#3 Feb 28, 2013
This is not just the president's fault. EVERYONE in Washington should be ashamed of these political shenanigans and both parties are equally responsible!
Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#4 Feb 28, 2013
“Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”: FDR’s First Inaugural Address.

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5057/
Dickweed

Ames, IA

#5 Feb 28, 2013
The Republicans have made it clear over and over again........
They do not like meat packers.
Most of them are partial to fudge packing though.
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#6 Feb 28, 2013
Kahoki wrote:
It says it right there in the headline. Do not need to look further. "FEAR"
This entire debate is based on fear.
These politicians create the crisis, use media to instill fear and get a reaction, then try to provide solutions to the crisis they created.
There is no cut. 2.4% of the 2013 calendar year budget is being cut, but, it is still more dollars that was spent in 2012 calendar year.
The media and people are falling for it.
I say let it collapse. Only then will the people wake up to the reality show and do something about it.
Kahokee! do U liked the horse power snew!!! ;-000
Catchup

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#7 Feb 28, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
This is not just the president's fault. EVERYONE in Washington should be ashamed of these political shenanigans and both parties are equally responsible!
waht?????;-000

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#8 Feb 28, 2013
Eleanor wrote:
“Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself”: FDR’s First Inaugural Address.
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5057/
I'm from the Government and I'. Here to help.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#9 Feb 28, 2013
The Obama's hate the meat.
Let Obama figure it out. It was his stupid idea in the first place.
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#10 Feb 28, 2013
"The meat is falling"
"The meat is falling"
cried Obama.
NCAA

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#11 Feb 28, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
The Obama's hate the meat.
Let Obama figure it out. It was his stupid idea in the first place.
;) mooosell wanna cut down teh colories programham!! ;-00
Crack Head

Maple Heights, OH

#12 Mar 1, 2013
OH NO, THE END IS HEAR!!! What is THE KING going to do???

When THE KING only gets to spend $3,651,000,000,000 instead of getting $3,736,000,000,000 to spend!!!
sickofit

Northfield, MN

#13 Mar 1, 2013
Well I have a years supply of frozen meat and have 6 hogs and two steers and dozen goats and like 50 chickens many laying eggs in my barnd and pasture...Have 25 apples trees and a root celar with years worth of food in it. Plus dry storage of food for two years....

LET IT SHUT DOWN...It is like pruning a tree..IT IS GOOD FOR THE TREE AND THE NATION.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#14 Mar 1, 2013
But Iowa loved Obama.

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