sequester

Harold Ford: Grand Bargain 'Best Thing That Could Happen' Now
Paul Ryan and Patty Murray may have reached a compromise on a short term budget deal, but don't think for one minute that it's going to keep our media Villagers from continuing to push for a "grand bargain." Read more...
Some Details Of Ryan And Murray's Budget Compromise
With Congress at an impasse, it looks like the best they can do is stave off Sequester II and shift some costs to federal employees' and military pensions. Read more...
Now is the time to lance the boil of Republican extremism once and for all. Read more...
The U.S. government was officially shut down, and those responsible for the shutdown are already singing its praises. Read more...
Boehner Admits U.S. Has No Immediate Debt Crisis
House Speaker John Boehner in March admitted that "we have no immediate debt crisis." Now he's claiming otherwise. Read more...

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Buck McKeon Uses Syria Resolution To Push For More Military Spending
We all knew this was coming, didn't we? President Obama is pushing for air strikes in Syria, so naturally the House Republicans are going to use it as an excuse to end the sequester cuts for military spending. Funny they never have the same concern for the cuts that do real damage to the working class and the poor. Read more...
As Americans struggle under the Congressional sequester, involvement in a war in Syria will cost us additional precious blood and treasure for years to come. Read more...
GOP Congressman Floats Syria Conspiracy Theory
Rep. Joe Wilson asked Wednesday if the administration's decision to attack Syria was made to distract from other "scandals" like Benghazi and the IRS. Read more...
Cantor: Republicans Will 'Compromise' On Sequester Cuts In Exchange For Gutting Safety Nets
Fox called this a "compromise" but quite frankly, it's just more hostage taking from the GOP. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace that they're open to ending the sequester, but only if grandma gets it. Read more...
Let's Take A Little Stroll Down Sequester Memory Lane
Who originated the sequester? The White House. Read more...