Obama chickens out at the last minute. $20 trillion here we come.
'We must kick the can as far as humanly possible.'
Highlight clip from today's White House presser.
The Deficit President urges a delay in automatic spending cuts, except these are not even cuts. They are small reductions in future spending increases. We covered it in full detail here.
Full speech (7 minutes):
The Pentagon must be protected at all costs.
Obama is asking Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to postpone sequestration cuts scheduled to kick in March 1.
Today's funny moment:
'You're killing my flow.'
During an appearance in the White House briefing room, President Obama paused from his prepared remarks to address news photographers.
Flashback: Obama Tells C-Span 'We've Run Out Of Money'
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Obama and all future presidents should be required to wear a clock around their necks displaying a running tally of the national debt. Something like this:
Sequester? We don't need no stinkin' sequester.
Photos by William Banzai7...