Wednesday, March 6, 2013

White House closed to visitors...

do we need anymore proof that the government of this country is headed up by small-minded petty crazy people? 

Will Sequester Farce Blow Up in Obama’s Smug Face? 

The mendacious charade of Obama’s sequester — by which the explosive rate of government growth is being slowed slightly and temporarily as part of a propaganda offensive against Republicans — has reached the point of outright farce:
In its bid to make the sequester as painful as possible, the White House announced Tuesday that it is canceling all visitor tours of the White House “during the popular Spring touring season.” This fits President Obama’s political strategy to punish the eighth graders visiting from Illinois instead of, say, the employees of the Agriculture Department who will attend a California conference sipping “exceptional local wines” and sampling “tasty dishes” prepared by “special guest chefs.” …
The event will feature USDA speakers, field trips, a banquet and a tasting reception, according to the conference website. Conference organizers promise the tasting will be a “mouthwatering event” featuring “fine wines and exceptional micro-brews paired with seasonally driven culinary delicacies.”
Being part of the ruling nomenklatura has its pricey perks, even as the little folks are forced to do without.  read the rest

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