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latimes:

No Deal: Following a meeting between President Obama and top congressional leaders, it looks like there’s next to no chance a so-called “sequestration” deal will be reached.
With both sides refusing to budge on how to avoid $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, it looks like the broad across-the-board cutbacks that were constructed to be so horrendous that no one would let them happen, will happen.
House Speaker Boehner:

“Let’s make it clear the president got his tax hike on January 1. The discussion about revenue, in my view, is over. It’s about taking on the spending problem in Washington.”

President Obama:

“It’s unnecessary at a time when too many Americans are looking for work. It’s inexcusable.”

Read more on the failed Hail Mary meeting here.
Photo: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

latimes:

No Deal: Following a meeting between President Obama and top congressional leaders, it looks like there’s next to no chance a so-called “sequestration” deal will be reached.

With both sides refusing to budge on how to avoid $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, it looks like the broad across-the-board cutbacks that were constructed to be so horrendous that no one would let them happen, will happen.

House Speaker Boehner:

“Let’s make it clear the president got his tax hike on January 1. The discussion about revenue, in my view, is over. It’s about taking on the spending problem in Washington.”

President Obama:

“It’s unnecessary at a time when too many Americans are looking for work. It’s inexcusable.”

Read more on the failed Hail Mary meeting here.

Photo: Charles Dharapak / Associated Press

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  4. houseoforange said: Sigh.
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    1. It is inexcusable Mr. President! YOU did it! 2. I am really surprised he even has a flag in the background. I bet he...
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    And so society as we know it continues to slowly collapse.
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    Sigh.
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    Well, I work for the government, so probably. Ha!
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    What does this mean
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    See: http://FunnyOrDie.com/m/7twt
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    Raise your hand if any of you would still be gainfully employed if you had a performance record like this entire lot,...
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