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posted: 3/12/2013 4:40 AM

Despite sequester, fed excess continues

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Despite sequester,

fed excess continues

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Can you believe the president's demagoguery of the dreaded Sequester by stating that security lines at the airports will be longer, state parks will close, furloughs of thousands of government employees, etc.

All the while, the federal government continues spending on a new $750,000 soccer field being built for detainees at Camp 6 in Guantanamo and the IRS spending up to $15 million on PR to try to improve its image with taxpayers and the Senate barber shop receives a $300,000 taxpayer bailout.

The list goes on and on. For more examples of wasted federal spending see Senator Tom Coburn's website at

Our president needs to simply direct his staff to properly prioritize the spending just as nearly every American home has needed to do the past six years.

Also remember that the sequester simply reduces the government's growth in spending. It is not a cut in spending.

David Georgeson

St. Charles

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