February 28, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 45

Obama started the sequester

Letters to the Editor

Didn’t know what to make of it. President Obama’s denunciation of sequestration, and the plagues, pestilence, death, destruction and horrible heartburn that he assures us are sure to follow if sequestration goes into effect, had me thinking (briefly) that my memory had gone. 

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So I looked it up.  What do you know?  I remembered correctly.  On Aug. 2, 2011, President Obama signed the Budget Control Act into law!

That’s right! President Obama signed the law that, if he’s to be believed, has gotta be the worst thing since Dill Pickle Ice cream.

Jim Shamp



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