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Guy W. Farmer: Government should lose sequestration scare tactics, get busy trimming waste

I was sitting in my survival bunker last weekend waiting for the end of the world, but then the March 1 federal budget “sequestration” deadline came and went, and nothing happened. It proved to be just another phony crisis manufactured in Washington, D.C., where life is good for bureaucrats and consultants who live off taxpayer dollars.Although President Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and their fellow Democrats told us that the world would end if the so-called sequester took effect March 1, their predictions of dire consequences turned out to be Chicken Little-type scare tactics. The sky didn’t fall, …

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