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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
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Adm William Moran warns that most of Navy aircraft cannot fly, discusses financial crisis of the military

Adm. William Moran warned Congress Monday of the dire condition of the Navy’s aircraft, confirming that more than 60 percent of Navy and Marine Corps strike fighters are out of service. Moran testified to More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Krauthammer to GOP: make your own budget, force Obama to sequester

Charles Krauthammer turned his attention to the Republicans after President Obama’s proposed budget still exceeded projected revenues. The conservative was on Fox News offering his brand of advice. BRET BAIER: More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, April 29th, 2013
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Congress passes bill to end FAA furloughs, air traffic controllers back to work on Monday

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is bringing back to duty some 13,000 furloughed air traffic controllers by Sunday pursuant to a new law allowing it to shift funds to avoid forced leave on the said workers. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Sequestation blamed for flight delays while taxpayers spend $152K on transgender voice study

Sequestration may be the topic of discussion in Washington budget talks and reductions, but critics are getting increasingly louder as air travel delays mount, national parks close and the federal spending includes More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Georgia Rep Tom Graves says Obama using sequester as threat for higher taxes and won’t run for Senate in 2014

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the sequester and addressed rumors that he may run for Senate in 2014. On the $85 billion sequester Graves More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Bob Woodward calls Obama’s handling of sequester budget ‘cuts,’ threats to military deployments ‘madness’

Bob Woodward attacked President Obama this week, saying the decision not to deploy an aircraft carrier because of budget cuts is “a kind of madness.” “Can you imagine Ronald Reagan sitting there and saying, More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Paul Krugman, NY Times ‘Consuming Wealth Actually is the Same as Producing Wealth’

With the Big, Bad Sequester looming as the Crisis of the Week and all of the media and political angst accompanying it, I have come to understand that how one responds to the prospect of the government being forced More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Sequester deadline looms as politicians battle over $85 billion in reduced spending

The mandatory sequester starts hitting Friday, and the White House offered state-by-state details Sunday of the impact. In Texas, the cuts will mean less border security and longer lines at airports and for cargo More...


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