GOP: Finally Obama Agrees His Sequestration Idea Was A Bad One

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No kidding. The purpose was to force Republicans into making defense cuts. But when you see how it would devastate military preparedness, you can see how wrong-headed Obama is.

…As you may know, a series of deep, across-the-board military spending cuts known as ‘the sequester’ will go into effect in less than two weeks. In his State of the Union address, President Obama himself admitted that these cuts were a ‘really bad idea.’

What the President failed to mention was that the sequester was his idea, proposed by his administration during the debt limit negotiations in 2011. And now we in the House, on behalf of our constituents, are calling on the president to join us in replacing his sequester with better, more responsible spending cuts…

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Related: The President Said Sequester Was There to Force Entitlement Cuts but rules out raising Medicare eligibility age…

Also, Russia delivers a message for post-superpower America as sequestration defense cuts loom

Russia delivered a powerful message to the United States just hours before President Obama’s State of the Union address, one the American people are only just now beginning to learn about, starting with the conservative blogosphere. Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon reports:

Two Russian nuclear-armed bombers circled the western Pacific island of Guam this week in the latest sign of Moscow’s growing strategic assertiveness toward the United States…


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