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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

President Obama’s shameful death-benefit theater |

This is obnoxious enough. In denying death benefits to the relatives of fallen U.S. soldiers, however, the Obama administration has broken new ground in its budget theater. This decision is accurately described as depraved.



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Whenever there's a fuss about government spending in Britain, it is alleged that the NHS will have to let the ill die. This has become such a standard tactic that it has earned its own name: "shroud waving".

Posted by: dearieme | Oct 10, 2013 7:03:12 AM