Over the fiscal cliff

Well, big surprise, they did it! The Money Party is in a cannibalistic feeding frenzy with the failure to come to an agreement on spending cuts. Now the sequester Frankenstein hits the streets. This link takes you to an interactive map. Scroll down, click on your state, and you will see what goes right away. [...]

Bernie Sanders on Sequestration

The Republians in the House and the Senate have gone nonlinear. They forgot the series of Tea Party defeats in the last election. They fear a Tea Party opponent in the 2014 election. And, they’re indifferent to real polls showing they are identified as “extremists.” Here’s Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on the sequester.

You know [...]

Sequestration Sorrows for Extremist Republicans

May you have incompetent, offensive enemies.

President Obama and the congressional Democrats have the luck of the Irish, truly. They’ve already won the Battle of the Fiscal Cliff due to the good judgment of the people. That judgement takes facts into consideration. The sequestration process is a blunt instrument wielded by a Frankenstein [...]

Leading Indicator – Utah (and the governor is not happy)

Utah governor Gary Herbert is not amused. In fact, he’s pretty pissed off at the mindless Frankenstein of the March 1 sequestration that will result in robo-cutting federal programs across the country. He estimates that Utah will lose $550 million in federal funding abruptly.

“Utah’s fundamentals are strong, as evidenced by continued state [...]

Sequestration Stimulus Program No. 1 – Bankruptcies

Michael Collins

We are at the mercy of fools. If members of Congress won’t stop the March 1 budget sequestration, there is a price to pay. Congress won’t pay it. We will.

Let’s start with one of the worst financial crises that can hit an individual or family – bankruptcy. Increased bankruptcies are just one [...]

What will sequestration do to your State?

The McClatchy News Washington Bureau published 51 links from the White House. The links reference White House pages showing how the 5% cuts in non defense spending and the 8% cuts in defense. March 1 is the deadline. If Congress fails to make a budget deal, then robocutting will begin. This drama is just the [...]