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February 25, 2013

We should have seen sequester coming

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He mentioned drastic diminution to our military preparedness, layoffs and furloughs of emergency responders, border patrol and FBI agents, federal prosecutors and air traffic controllers, among others.

“Thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off,” Obama said. “Hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose access to primary care and preventive care like flu vaccinations and cancer screenings.”

This blackjack to the back of the head and possible recession will likely result in a serious economic wound that is self-inflicted. After all, we were the ones who sent those characters to represent us in Washington.

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