The Sequestration “Emergency”

The big word that’s scaring people these days is sequestration. All those automatic spending cuts are supposed to go into effect later this week if Congress can’t come up with a better solution. President Obama was behind this tactic from the start; now he’s acting like he never was. In other words, he’s doing what he always does—speaking out of both sides of his mouth.

And the other part of his plan has already been set in motion also:

This is really getting old. The truth is, though, except for some concerns about how this might affect national defense, these so-called drastic cuts are anything but drastic. A number of cartoonists have caught on to that fact:

Somehow I think we’ll survive this emergency. What we’ll find more difficult surviving is Obama’s agenda for more spending. As we approach the $17 trillion mark for the national debt, we’re going to have to get serious about real spending cuts.