Roby: Obama’s Sequester “Games Have to Stop”

Unlike the debt limit and fiscal cliff negotiations that came before it, the sequester is not getting much coverage. That’s not a reflection of its importance. After all, we’re talking about deep, across-the-board cuts to our military as well as targeted cuts to certain domestic social programs. It’s a reflection of the underlying politics. Whereas…
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Obama Misplayed His Hand in Sequester Debate

Recent budget negotiations between the White House and the House of Representatives has been much akin to a good game of poker. Unfortunately, House Republicans have often found themselves on the losing end, usually because they’ve been dealt a losing hand. But in the 2011 debt ceiling negotiations President Obama overplayed his hand. As Bob…
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The GOP Strategy is Working, Obama Backs Off Sequester Demands,

Republicans have done their best to stop Democrats from spending American into decline. At nearly every opportunity they went to the mat—at great political risk to themselves—to limit the size of government, and the hit to taxpayers’ wallets. They used every ounce of leverage at their disposal—from threatening to breach the debt ceiling to allowing…
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Obama’s Deadly Disregard for Economy is Hurting Growth

American received a pretty grim view of the so-called economic recovery this week. The economy only added 157,000 jobs – not even enough to cover the number of new entrants to the workforce, much less reduce unemployment. Speaking of which, the unemployment rate went up by a tenth of a point to 7.9 percent, a…
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