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Obama’s Sequester Bluster Was All Hype

Posted: May 30, 2013 at 5:15 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

As The World Turns Months after dire warnings from the White House, the sequester spending cuts have been left in place, and the world is still turning. But some things never change: The federal government is still growing, taking in record revenue and still wasting billions of it on duplication and inefficiency.  And instead of […]

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Sequester Damage Modest And Slow To Develop, According To Reports

Posted: May 30, 2013 at 1:05 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 30, 2013 “Poll: President Obama job approval rating down” POLITICO reports, “President Barack Obama’s approval rating took a hit amid three controversies surrounding his administration, including an investigation into the IRS unfairly targeting conservative groups seeking nonprofit status, a new poll Thursday showed. Obama has a 45 percent approval rating and […]

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How President Obama Learned to Stop Worrying and Live with the Sequester

Posted: May 28, 2013 at 12:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

How President Obama Learned to Stop Worrying and Live with the Sequester A little more than a month ago White House Press Secretary Jay Carney warned against “piecemeal fixes” to the sequester, insisting that it was a situation that could not be “finessed.” Yet the Federal Aviation Administration, along with Vice President Joe Biden’s office, […]

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Uncle Buck: IRS playing duck and cover

Posted: May 22, 2013 at 11:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Uncle Buck This week, the White House admitted that senior aides insulated President Obama from the IRS audit, deciding it was best to keep him “out of the loop.”  While, the president has insisted numerous times that, ultimately, the buck stops with him, Jay Carney said that the president agreed with the decision of senior […]

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Majority Believe IRS Scandal Was Political

Posted: May 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 21, 2013 Praying for Oklahoma Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families in Oklahoma impacted by yesterday’s devastating tornado, and especially for those who lost loved ones.  As first responders and volunteers continue to search for survivors, Bankrupting America will be using our social media outlets to direct […]

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An Administration Plagued By Scandals

Posted: May 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Exception Or The Rule? With the IRS admitting to inappropriately targeting conservative groups – beginning back in 2011 – it’s worth taking another look at how the culture in Washington has been driven by politics even before this latest scandal.  Just a few weeks ago, serious questions were being raised about how federal agencies […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 15, 2013 at 2:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 15, 2013 “Obama’s Dangerous New Narrative” Alexander Burns and John F. Harris write in POLITICO, “No contemporary American politician has benefited more from the power of good storytelling than Barack Obama. He vaulted from obscurity to the presidency on the power of narrative — invoking his biography and personal values to […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 14, 2013 at 3:50 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 14, 2013 IRS Commissioner: No “political or partisan motivation” in Targeting of Groups Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller editorializes in USA Today, “The Internal Revenue Service recognizes that we should have done a better job of handling the influx of applications by advocacy organizations. Mistakes were made, but they were in […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 10, 2013 “On Jobs Tour In Texas, Obama Offers Little New Hope For Jobs Progress In Washington” TIME reports, “President Barack Obama’s campaign-style, jobs-focused swing through the Texas technology core on Thursday was notable mainly for what it left out—any plan for putting his proposals into law. … Ostensibly Obama flew […]

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