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Sequestration: Taxing the IRS

Sequestration: Taxing the IRS
Here’s one consequence of sequestration that you don’t (and won’t) hear many Republicans complaining about: the IRS has furloughed more than 89,000 employees, due to the sequester. My guess is that suits Republicans just fine. They can’t come right out and say as much, so they’re not tweeting this story as much as the FAA furloughs.
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Everything We Know About What’s Happened Under Sequestration

Everything We Know About What’s Happened Under Sequestration
When the annual White House Easter Egg Hunt faced cancellation this year due to the package of mandatory budget cuts known as sequestration, the National Park Service kicked into high gear. It rescued the event — held since 1878.
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The Stealth Sequester

The Stealth Sequester
So far, the much-dreaded “sequester” — some $85 billion in federal spending cuts between March and September 30 — hasn’t been evident to most Americans. Take a closer look, though, and Americans are starting to feel the pain. They just don’t know it yet.
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Sequester Here to Stay: Senate Locks in Cuts, Averts Government Shutdown

Sequester Here to Stay: Senate Locks in Cuts, Averts Government Shutdown
The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away.
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Judging by Our Priorities, Weapons Are More Important Than Schools

Judging by Our Priorities, Weapons Are More Important Than Schools
While Philiadephia's school district is forced to save $20 million by closing 23 public schools, we're buying F-35 fighters that we don't need at a cost of $618 million each. Talk about misplaced priorities.
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Sequester: Starving Children to Protect Corporate Welfare

Sequester: Starving Children to Protect Corporate Welfare
Here's a pop quiz for Congress: If you cut food assistance for needy families by $333 million, and allow corporations to dodge $183 billion in federal taxes in the same year, how much did you end up reducing the deficit?
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When Confronted with the Facts on Obama's Proposed Cuts, O'Reilly Yells 'Bull----!'

When Confronted with the Facts on Obama's Proposed Cuts, O'Reilly Yells 'Bull----!'
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly had a "do it live!" moment on his Thursday program, accusing guess Alan Colmes of lying about President Obama's proposed cuts.
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Romney Emerges from Seclusion to Whine About Obama 'Berating Republicans'

Romney Emerges from Seclusion to Whine About Obama 'Berating Republicans'
In his first public comments since his Election Day defeat, Mitt Romney is criticizing President Barack Obama for "berating Republicans" instead of leading. The former Republican presidential nominee tells Fox News that Washington's latest budget battle wasn't "a success" for the president.
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Conservatives Want to Impeach Obama Over Sequester

Conservatives Want to Impeach Obama Over Sequester
Fox Legal Analyst Andrew Napolitano told the crew on Fox News' Fox and Friends that President Obama could be impeached over spending cuts in the so-called "sequester."
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If Congress Fails to Stop the Sequester

If Congress Fails to Stop the Sequester
Just days before $85 billion in deep federal budget cuts are to take effect, the Democratic National Committee is circulating a new online infographic aimed at pressuring Republicans to back President Obama’s plan to avoid the so-called sequester.
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