Government workers riled up ahead of automatic budget cuts

Feb 28, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Reuters

Government workers normally unfazed by political gridlock are angry that they will be disproportionately hurt by Washington's inability to reach a deal to avoid some $85 billion in automatic budget cuts due to kick in on Friday.

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hahahaah more than half the people in America will be out of a job because of a 2% rate of growth cut in the budget the libs won't produce.

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Maxine Waters: Sequestration could cost '170 million jobs'| Fox ...
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Maxine Waters: Sequestration could ... New training program helps long-term unemployed find work; ... Hairstylists claim coworker cut them out of lottery jackpot;

hahahaah more than half the people in America will be out of a job because of a 2% rate of growth cut in the budget the libs won't produce.
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Eric Gustafson wrote:
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What were his options the Republicans left him with, to let the nation default?
You guys are forgetting conveniently, those hostage negotiations where the GOP held a virtual bomb over the nation.
His OPTION was to demand that Democrats begin to address the Entitlement Tsunami but THEY refused. Duh.
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did gubbmint workers show this concern with the end of year tax hikes that included non gubbmint FICA taxpayers getting their 2% budget cut when their paychecks took a 2% tax hike hit ?

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au contraire wrote:
hahahaah more than half the people in America will be out of a job because of a 2% rate of growth cut in the budget the libs won't produce.
hahahaha like your numbers are any better, Dumbo?

How's those 14 states working out for you?
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Culling the herd ...

Corporate American has already done those layoffs from the bad economy.

Now it is time for Uncle Sam to do the SAME.

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Eleanor wrote:
Culling the herd ...
Corporate American has already done those layoffs from the bad economy.
Now it is time for Uncle Sam to do the SAME.
Obama has hired more than will ever be laid off.

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au contraire wrote:
, it will cost 170,000,000 jobs. That's basically all the adults in america folks.....
You JUST said it would be HALF the people employed in the USA.

HAHAHAAHAHAHAHA!

It seems some people have problems with numbers, eh, DUMBO?

Just as you insisted that Romney had a seven point lead the day before the election and Romney would get 325 electoral votes.

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au contraire wrote:
this type of clowns are what is running the Senate and Executive branch of our government.
Right... she is one of 535 people running the government... and of course Boney runs the House and has had more than a year to come up with a plan to resolve the issues here and he cannot even get agreement among his own party.

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Right... she is one of 535 people running the government... and of course Boney runs the House and has had more than a year to come up with a plan to resolve the issues here and he cannot even get agreement among his own party.
She is the poster child of the liberals.........and a crook.

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You JUST said it would be HALF the people employed in the USA.
HAHAHAAHAHAHAHA!
It seems some people have problems with numbers, eh, DUMBO?
Just as you insisted that Romney had a seven point lead the day before the election and Romney would get 325 electoral votes.
Oh my, are you now running from your own post pookie. Roll, you'll get there faster.
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Eleanor wrote:
Culling the herd ...
Corporate American has already done those layoffs from the bad economy.
Now it is time for Uncle Sam to do the SAME.
EXACTLY. No one with any common sense at all thinks the Public Workers are more special and deserve better than the Public who are forced to pay them.
Only a cold hearted, self serving UnionCrat, would deny it.

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au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Oh my, are you now running from your own post pookie. Roll, you'll get there faster.
You're flailing, Dumbo.

Why not pick a set of numbers and stick with them, pookie?

You know, like your 14 swing states?

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INCOMES DROP MOST IN 20 YEARS...

Money left over after taxes biggest plunge since 1959...

Obama: Were In Recovery..........hahahahahaha ha

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au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>She is the poster child of the liberals.........and a crook.
Boner's bill, Dumbo.

How's that math refresher class working out for you?

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INCOMES DROP MOST IN 20 YEARS...
Holy move the goal posts, Batman!

Looks like Dumbo's lost another round...

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Boner's bill, Dumbo.
How's that math refresher class working out for you?
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SOTU: President Says Sequester ‘A Really Bad Idea’ Hours After ...
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Hours After Carney Admits It Was Obama’s Idea
Obama says sequester a ‘really bad idea’ hours after Carney ...
www.conservativenewscentral.com/2013/02/obama... says sequester a ‘really bad idea’ hours after Carney admits it was Obama’s plan. February 13, 2013.... Tags Barack Obama, Jay Carney, Sequester.

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au contraire wrote:
Hours Afte
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Hours After
Speaking of Hours after, Dumbo:

this was passed on Aug. 1s, 2011... so that means Congress (let's look at that vote again):

What was the vote in Congress again?

Passed with amendment by recorded vote"
Vote by party Yea Nay NV Total
Democrats 95 95 3 193
Republicans 174 66 0 240
Total 269 161 3 433

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has had ONE YEAR and seven months to pass a budget resolution.

Who's job is it again, Dumbo?

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barefoot2626 wrote:
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Speaking of Hours after, Dumbo:
this was passed on Aug. 1s, 2011... so that means Congress (let's look at that vote again):
What was the vote in Congress again?
Passed with amendment by recorded vote"
Vote by party Yea Nay NV Total
Democrats 95 95 3 193
Republicans 174 66 0 240
Total 269 161 3 433
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has had ONE YEAR and seven months to pass a budget resolution.
Who's job is it again, Dumbo?
Jay Carney Admits Sequester Was The President's Idea ...
www.realclearpolitics.com/.../02/12/jay_carne... Carney Admits Sequester Was The President's Idea. JAY CARNEY:...

SOTU: President Says Sequester ‘A Really Bad Idea’ Hours After ...
patdollard.com/...sequester-a...after-carney-... » Politics » SOTU: President Says Sequester ‘A Really Bad Idea’

Hours After Carney Admits It Was Obama’s Idea
Obama says sequester a ‘really bad idea’ hours after Carney ...
www.conservativenewscentral.com/2013/02/obama... says sequester a ‘really bad idea’ hours after Carney admits it was Obama’s plan. February 13, 2013.... Tags Barack Obama, Jay Carney, Sequester.
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au contraire wrote:
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Glad you're on board with these Executive Order cuts, leech. We're singling out red state teabaggers that don't contribute. Like you, okiehomo.

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