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Sequester Kabuki Theater: How Did We Survive Before 2009?

Posted: April 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

Or, Gadzooks, This Giant Sequester-Monster Is Going to Devour Us All! Back in 1997, I was a youngish, single man living in Los Angeles—working in the entertainment industry and living in a studio apartment in the Virgil District. I had arrived in LA a few months earlier, just in time for — *insert scary music here* […]

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No, Mr. President, flight delays are NOT necessary

Posted: April 25, 2013 at 4:17 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Legal Experts, Airlines, Republicans, & Democrats Agree: FAA’s Hands Not Tied on #ObamaFlightDelays This week, travelers at airports across the nation are experiencing frustrating flight delays related to the president’s automatic sequestration cuts.   And legal experts, airline officials, and members of both political parties all agree: the Obama administration – despite its protests – […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 4:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 24, 2013 “Sheriff Joe” Avoids Sequester Furloughs ABC News reports, “The automatic federal spending cuts known as the sequester are forcing thousands of government employees – from air traffic controllers to White House staff – to take unpaid days off. As White House Press Secretary Jay Carney put it, ‘everyone’s affected […]

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Gimmick It Up: Using Fake Money To Offset Real Cuts

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 3:10 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Gimmick It Up Using Fake Money To Offset Real Cuts Remember that windfall of cash you got from graduating college and finally being able to do something with that extra tuition money?  Or when you hit the real jackpot by staying home that one weekend your friends went out to Vegas?  No? You need to […]

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No Smart Way? Airline Edition

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

No Smart Way? Airline Edition Travelers are experiencing flight delays as a result of Federal Aviation Association (FAA) furloughs on air traffic controllers. Why them? Because according to the White House and the Department of Transportation, there’s no other way to make the cuts required in the sequester. But the Department of Transportation’s $73.2 billion budget was cut by only $1 […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 11:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | April 23, 2013  FAA Furloughs Begin, DOT Website Announces $474M Grant to “Make Communities More Livable and Sustainable” The Wall Street Journal editorializes, “This week the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) began furloughing each of its air-traffic controllers for one day out of every 10 to achieve roughly $600 million in savings this […]

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Obama Holds Air Travelers Hostage in Sequester Showboating

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 4:17 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Opening Salvo Before Debt Ceiling Vote Now we know the Obama administration really meant it when it launched its sequester cut scare campaign back in February. Starting on Monday, sequester-related furlough of air-traffic controllers caused flight delays of up to four hours. According to the Washington Post, the worst delays were expected at major […]

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Governor Brewer does not understand “will of the people”; Republicans are opposed to ObamaCare and Medicaid Expansion

Posted: April 17, 2013 at 8:45 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories

Arizona Republicans are opposed to expanding medicaid. The poll clearly reveals that Republicans are not only opposed, but also that Republicans in support of expansion are in jeopardy come election time. Governor Brewer is in full campaign mode, criss-crossing the state attempting to convince Republicans that implementing Obamacare is the “will” of the voters. It […]

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Sequester Shocker: It Feels Like Nothing’s Changed

Posted: April 14, 2013 at 9:15 am   /   Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

All that bluster, and for what?

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