When the sequester first took effect, the Democrats who run Washington said they would only replace it with tax hikes – not smarter spending cuts. Then, earlier this week, as thousands of Americans waited on the runway because of the FAA’s manufactured flight delay crisis, Harry Reid dropped legislation to replace the sequester with phony savings – not actual spending reductions. But today, Democrats joined Republicans to adopt our targeted “cut this, not that” approach to cut wast...
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Or, Gadzooks, This Giant Sequester-Monster Is Going to Devour Us All!
Back in 1997, I was a youngish, single man living in Los Angeles—working in the entertainment industry and living in a studio apartment in the Virgil District. I had arrived in LA a few months earlier, just in time for — *insert scary music here* – EL NIÑO.
It was certainly a rainy year as a result of El Niño—unusually so, as I later learned. You see, to me, having not lived in Los Angeles before, it was ju...
Legal Experts, Airlines, Republicans, & Democrats Agree: FAA’s Hands Not Tied on #ObamaFlightDelays
This week, travelers at airports across the nation are experiencing frustrating flight delays related to the president’s automatic sequestration cuts. And legal experts, airline officials, and members of both political parties all agree: the Obama administration – despite its protests – has options to ease these #ObamaFlightDelays.