His Idea: Why Did Barack Obama Propose It?
Today, Barack Obama spoke out about the pending sequestration flanked by first responders and others. What he did not mention was that sequestration was President Obama’s idea. Today, President Obama said: Emergency responders like the ones who are here today — their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will be degraded. But sequestration was his idea. Border Patrol agents will see | Read More »
The Allure of Moving On
Bend over Republicans, here they come again. Phil Klein is out with a column that I can only assume comes from House Republican Leadership talking points. I can only assume that because House Republican leaders and those close to them have been whispering about this scenario for about a month now to as many Republican strategists, pundits, and others as would listen. They want to | Read More »
The Ever Evolving Benghazi Debacle and the Pifalls of Sequestration
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss sequestration, the threats it poses to our military and David’s thoughts on the attack in Benghazi and the White House response.
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The Long-Lead Time Planning For Mandated Failure
According to President Obama, we have tried his plan in America and it has worked! Don’t say that to employees in either the defense or the coal industry. President Obama’s plans are about to go to work on both on these industries and that apparently implies that a whole lot of jobs won’t be getting created or saved. Changing scale in capital intensive industries requires | Read More »
The Non-Existent Spending Cuts…Except for Defense
Yesterday, we observed the unique spectacle of a socialist president threatening to veto any bill that reinstates higher levels of spending. Did Obama just experience an epiphany? No. We are merely talking about cuts in defense spending. Those are the good kind of cuts. Throughout the entire supercommittee imbroglio, whenever Democrats or members of the media referred to spending cuts – to the extent that | Read More »