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‘Sequester’ disaster arrives – just as predicted
Aug 27th, 2013 by Warren Swil

Damage from indiscriminate

budget cuts immense, growing

William B. Traxler is Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the U.S. Click image to enlarge.

AS MANY HAVE PREDICTED, a disaster of gargantuan proportions is unfolding before our eyes as the effects of the so-called budget “sequester” ripple across America.
The damage from indiscriminate budget cuts its widespread and obvious.
If you look no further, check the editorial in Monday’s editions of The New York Times: Federal Courts in Crisis
The Editorial Board begins with this stunning revelation:
“Observers of the federal court system cannot recall the last time such a thing has happened, if it ever has. Chief judges in 86 of the 94 Federal District Courts around the country– more than half of them Republican appointees – have now joined to sound an alarm about the grave damage to the nation’s justice system caused by years of flat financing followed by Washington’s lunatic across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration.”
Lunatic is precisely correct. And the lunatics responsible are ALL the Republican members of both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate.


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