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Janet Napolitano Dazed And Confused About What Sequester Really Means

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In the face of Janet Napolitano's terrifying claims that major airports were already seeing lines "150 to 200 percent as long as we would normally expect" as a result of the budget-crushing sequestration cuts that went into force on Friday, The Telegraph reports that, in fact, LAX "haven't had any slowdowns." But how can that be? The government said it would all be horrible - and to think of the children... it appears Ms. Napolitano was speaking that dialect of English we call 'politician' as airports have 'received no reports of unusual security delays.' Unpossible. The DHS would not return calls questioning her exclamations that she "did not mean to scare, just inform," about LAX, O'Hare, and Atlanta's Hartfield-Jackson. This scare-mongery follows Maxine Waters' 170 million unemployed claim and Arne Duncan's teachers already being laid off claims. Trust, indeed.

 

Via The Telegraph,

Ms Napolitano said today that major airports were seeing lines "150 to 200 per cent as long as we would normally expect" as result of the federal spending cuts that went into force on Friday.

 

"We're already seeing the effects at some of the ports of entry, the big airports, for example. Some of them had very long lines this weekend," she told a breakfast event organised by Politico.

 

When pressed for specifics she cited Chicago's O'Hare, Atlanta's Hartfield-Jackson and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), adding: "I don't mean to scare, I mean to inform."

 

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"We haven't had any slowdowns at all," said Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for LAX. Mr Lowe said that he had been on duty over the weekend and received no reports of unusual security delays.

 

DeAllous Smith, a spokesman for Hartfield-Jackson, said: "There have been no abnormally long lines at the security checkpoint nor unusual aircraft delays at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport as a result of sequestration."

 

Their comments were echoed by Karen Pride, the director of media relations at Chicago Department of Aviation, who described operations at O'Hare as "normal" with "no unusual delays or cancellations".

 

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The Obama administration has been repeatedly accused of exaggerating the impact of the $85 billion in cuts as it seeks to pressure Republicans in Congress into replacing them with a mixture of spending reductions and tax rises.

 

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did not immediately return a request for comment on Ms Napolitano's claim.

 

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Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for Airlines for America, the airline industry's trade group, also contradicted Ms Napolitano's claim. "We're not seeing any impact at the moment," Ms Medina said. "Our biggest problem this week is going to be weather rather than the sequester."

 

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"I haven't heard of anything like that at all," ...

 

 


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Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:48 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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She's too busy fist fucking the help to fact check. Who says women haven't reached equal rights? 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/meghancasserly/2012/08/10/janet-napolitanos-office-sexual-discrimination-claims-are-unfounded/

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:50 | Link to Comment icanhasbailout
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As long as it doesn't cut into the part of the budget that buys the 2700 tanks and billion hollow-point rounds, it'll be fine.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:09 | Link to Comment WayBehind
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Who the heck is Janet Napolitano? Who cares about her. Shut your dirty British mouth you biach and keep your liberal agenda for UK. We are already fucked enough and dont need your false rumours. 

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:11 | Link to Comment old naughty
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Prophetic!

 

and again, what do muppets know?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:32 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
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I heard the interview when Janet made these claims, and she said something along the lines of, "Please don't yell at the TSA agents...the Sequester isn't their fault."  Fucking grow up, lady.  

Just like our fat Surgeon General, Janet was clearly not given the job for her abilities, or her looks.  

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:33 | Link to Comment Mactheknife
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Let's just point out that it is a crime for you to lie to the government... who supposedly work for you... it's time that law should apply to the government...just sayin

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:35 | Link to Comment hedgeless_horseman
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:46 | Link to Comment FEDbuster
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She backed Obama over Hillary when the race was still a toss up, that's why she got the DHS top job.  They should have just made her ambassador to Mexico, but no she held out for a cabinet level position.  Thankfully she left AZ, but her replacement here (Jan Brewer) may be dumber than Napolitano.  AZ has a long history of bad governors, almost as bad as Illinois.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:47 | Link to Comment fourchan
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lol obama made her look like an even bigger fucking fool and lacky joke than she is. what a doormat!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:46 | Link to Comment JLee2027
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She's got a very deep voice.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:23 | Link to Comment Kirk2NCC1701
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I asked Lt. Uhura what she thought of her.  Uhura: "She sucks."  Not Uhura's type either, it seems.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:33 | Link to Comment eatthebanksters
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Who thinks this shit up?  Valerie Jarrett and her Chicago cronies?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:43 | Link to Comment booboo
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it was thought up along time ago, SOP for statist. You know you have stuck a put when it starts squealing.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:13 | Link to Comment Freddie
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These people are evil.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:47 | Link to Comment All Risk No Reward
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Come on Freddie, Obama loves the children.  You saw him shed that tear for the children.  Well, you saw him pause and wipe that dry eye - and that counts for something.

Just turn in those guns little man, big daddy government will take care of you.

The Big Finance Capital Debt Money Tyranny promoting UN loves you - especially when you impoverished.

We at the UN respect the "right" of humanity that we say you can have, unless we say you can't have them...  but don't worry, you won't actually read the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that say we can take your rights anytime we want to, will you?

Article 29
(3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

It is soo much easier being a chump.

Now, turn in your guns.... those 2 billion bullets we are buying for DHS are just for target practice.

Those little old "no hesitation" targets of children, pregnant women and grandpa that we ordered are to teach our men and women not to hesitate to not shoot such targets.

Promise - and we'd never lie to you.

We are the government.

Now drink your neurotoxins because we said so and we hired Edward Bernays to dupe almost all the doctors and dentists into promoting the inclusion of a neurotoxin into the drinking water supply.  Enjoy those lost IQ points and increased risk of cancer - but think of the profits Big Pharma will make!

You love Big Pharma right?  They care so much about you.

Now stop being negative towards government because that's a mental illness and will give us the right to take your guns away with our fully automatic Personal Defense Weapons.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 06:53 | Link to Comment El Oregonian
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If I didn't know any better I'd say you were Alex Jones...

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 06:28 | Link to Comment Go Tribe
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How do these ugly women get hired?

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 07:51 | Link to Comment bigkahuna
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Nothing wrong with ugly. She is a sycophant, just like the rest of the cabinet. Ugly actually suits people like her, Kagan, Sotomeyor, Reno, Hillary, Wasserman-Schultz, Albright. While it would be nice if they were attractive, it might mess it all up if they were attractive.

Plus she just got done getting run over by a bus right?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:30 | Link to Comment NoDebt
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Somehow I knew that sequestration's effect would boil down to counting how long the lines would be at the airport.  I love that it's JUST NOT HAPPENING.  Makes you wonder how much else we could trim with no visible effects.

Airport security screenings..... if you've already waited 2 hours, what's another 2 minutes?  You're just going to sit on the runway for 3 more hours before takeoff anyway.  Border security..... if there already isn't any would you notice if there was less of it?  Etc., etc.

But we got Drones coming out our ass.  Yessir.  No damned shortage of those!  There was an article on Yahoo! (yes, freaking Yahoo!) talking about sightings of a drone over NYC... complete with pictures of it!  Fortunately there were no missiles visible under the wings, but still.

 

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:34 | Link to Comment slightlyskeptical
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And that drone has now come up missing. They are curently asking for its return. It has to make you laugh.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 07:56 | Link to Comment bigkahuna
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The sequestration probably sped up the line.

Thu, 03/07/2013 - 02:06 | Link to Comment prains
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waybehind

 

this doesn't sound like a good time to bring up ronald reagan and the epitomy of falsehood that was his life and legacy.

i'll wait over here until you're ready

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:14 | Link to Comment kito
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http://littlegreenfootballs.com/page/294634_Factchecking-_Obama_DHS_Purcha

 

dhs didnt purchase these street tanks............im all for seeing the dismantling of a totally wasteful domestic army, but i also believe in facts.....or else you wind up exactly like the people you criticize..................

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:41 | Link to Comment lincolnsteffens
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I'm gonna get me one of them WWII surplus big ass tanks and park it right next to my bedroom window.

I'm gonna keep the battery charged and at least 10 minutes worth of fuel in it (that should only be about

100 gallons). If they come for me and I can get in it and start er up I'm gonna scare the krap out of the

MF userpers of my Constatutionalle Rahts. Damn!  Ammo or not, wait till I swing that turret around.

 

Just Kidding guys, honest!!!

Hey.... who's that braking down my door? Uh Oh, quick response team....arghhh!! Gak.....

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:13 | Link to Comment Nobody For President
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I don't get all the down arrows Kito - there is enough documented bad shit going around these days you don't need to make shit up.

The DHS / 2700 tanks is made up. Why spread rumors when the Holder letter to Ryan is public info, and enough Constitution shitting on to maybe even wake up a few more sheeple? Some folks can't stand facts that interfere with there made up minds.

Shit, the amount of ammo is for real, you don't HAVE to add 'tanks'.

Sheesh ZH hard core, get a fucking grip and spread the REAL shit around, you don't have to spread the made-up-not-true-rumors.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 06:48 | Link to Comment El Oregonian
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She/it needs to be sequestered.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:51 | Link to Comment john39
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woman... sure about that?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:53 | Link to Comment wee-weed up
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Butch bitch!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:01 | Link to Comment nmewn
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lol...gawd someone please tell me Jack Murtha Airport won't be shut down because of sequestration!

An old article...but just like old laws, the funding of bureacracy set in motion NEVER stops...

"Republicans had their Bridge to Nowhere in Alaska, and now Democrats seem intent on wrapping themselves firmly around Congressman Jack Murtha's Airport for No One in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. So much for changing the culture of spending in Washington.

Last week 53 Senators—including 51 Democrats—voted down an amendment by Republican Jim DeMint of South Carolina to stop spending federal funds on the airport that Mr. Murtha built with more than $150 million in federal subsidies and earmarks over the last two decades. (The Republicans voting against Mr. DeMint were Kit Bond and George Voinovich, neither of whom is running for re-election.) The airport has three daily commercial flights, and those are to Washington, D.C. The federal subsidies average $100 for each of the fewer than 30 passengers who use the airport each day, which means it would be cheaper for taxpayers to buy a train ticket for Mr. Murtha and other Washington D.C.-bound travelers than to keep the airport open.

Pennsylvania's two Senators, Democrats Arlen Specter and Robert P. Casey, Jr., denounced the DeMint amendment because it singled out one airport."

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204488304574425042055550178.html

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:06 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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Krugman would be proud! Maybe (illegal) aliens can invade and ruin the airport, and it will double the jobs created. 

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:12 | Link to Comment nmewn
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Saved OR Created...its really the best of both alien worlds ;-)

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:48 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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Maybe it's a chinese ghost airport? Filled with the souls of employed people past? 

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 06:07 | Link to Comment mkhs
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Ain't Arlen dead?  The story is from 2009.  Murtha also bought the farm. 

Are  they still collecting the Johnstown flood tax?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:41 | Link to Comment Antifaschistische
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what I don't get...

..how does going from 7 TSA agents standing around doing absolutely nothing, to 6 TSA agents standing around doing absolutely nothing, make the lines go slower.

....seems to me, like the only thing that slowed down entry into an airport IS THE TSA...how bassackwards is that!!

Fire 100% of them and there won't be ANY line!!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:41 | Link to Comment slightlyskeptical
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I am not sure in this day of communication why the reps even need to come to DC. Wouldn't they all serve us better (and cheaper) if they remained in their home states with their constituents?

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:48 | Link to Comment lincolnsteffens
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Sounds like the Sarasota Fla. airport since it was built 20+ years ago. Well it is pretty nice looking

neat and quiet for an airport.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:05 | Link to Comment Xibalba
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in desperate need of more dildo!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:39 | Link to Comment The Shootist
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Not old skunk head... Barf.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:54 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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She's a woman or a granny-tranny. Whatever it is, she's banging the help double time. Coming soon, the Predator dildo, which can be used on Americans on American soil.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:08 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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And the dildo will be held by Eric Hold-it-for-er........... Fast and Furious #1 and #2

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:09 | Link to Comment nmewn
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+1 for Predator Dildo's.

Heat seeking, able to operate effectively in the dark, with the ability to penetrate hard to reach, overlooked targets one would presume ;-)

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:37 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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Predatory dildo.......

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:51 | Link to Comment palmereldritch
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 Don't Dildrone Me Sis!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:12 | Link to Comment a growing concern
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I've got a mental image for you: Janet Napolitano dressed in SS garb reaming Hillary Clinton in the ass with that Predator dildo.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:38 | Link to Comment Tijuana Donkey Show
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I love that reading it, I hear Archer's voice!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:54 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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She did not get the Memo: Obama Pardons The Sequester

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gXOV_XWJck

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:03 | Link to Comment QQQBall
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Cult of Reason - that Vid is scary

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:25 | Link to Comment Cult_of_Reason
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BTW, here is the Sequester

http://i49.tinypic.com/2d6jgk1.jpg

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:41 | Link to Comment Scro
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I can't wait till that treasonous cunt meets the hang mans noose.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:49 | Link to Comment buzzardsluck
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Stupid fucking CUNT, that's all.

 

Stop showing her fucking picture as well, its like janet reno all over again.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:45 | Link to Comment XitSam
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She's anything but stupid. A friend of mine worked for her in Arizona and he said she is very sharp. She is just making political hay for the administration because she runs one of the departments that many people interact with and care about. Cuts in the Labor, Interior, HUD, HHS, Agriculture departments won't show up right away (or ever because they're faking disaster from 2.5% cuts) nor will people care about them. But now TSA has someone to blame for lousy service.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:22 | Link to Comment TBT or not TBT
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Can we agree that she is a bad person?

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:26 | Link to Comment Clowns on Acid
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Well Janet Nappy might be very sharp compared to your friend....

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:06 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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I would not bet against something big happening here. Obummer and Bernank said this one is going to hurt. They will make it hurt. They have something up their sleeve and are setting up for their "I told you so" moment.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:49 | Link to Comment gimli
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I had actually heard that the lines were 170,000,000 times longer then usual.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:55 | Link to Comment knukles
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That was the "uncounted" unemployment line.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:51 | Link to Comment IamtheREALmario
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The FBI is now not only looking for the government agency that deployed their drone in active airspace, but they now have to search for the village that lost their "idiot".

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:52 | Link to Comment A Lunatic
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I need to go out for some air lest I be informed to death.......

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:53 | Link to Comment fxrxexexdxoxmx
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I know the last POTUS had some nuts around him but the current TOTUS went out of his way finding lunnies for his team. We should have known once he picked Crazy Uncle Joe for VP.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:53 | Link to Comment fonzannoon
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Tell me right now every one of you don't look at this broad and flash to this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1wzQNzttSk

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:53 | Link to Comment knukles
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Isn't Maxine's 170 million just about the size of the entire US workforce?
Like 350 million people, about half children....
Oh, never the fuck mind.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:15 | Link to Comment adr
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If Maxine could conjure up a rational argument I would drop dead of a heart attack.

I might not want to say that, if she uttered MOOO, that would be rational.

Fuck the fucking fuckers with fucked up fuck dripping fuck fucked with fuck stuffed with fucking fucked up fuck.

Fuck that isn't enough fuck to demonstrate the absolute fuck job of being fucked by this fucking fuck.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:34 | Link to Comment nmewn
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Maxine's a little over drawn on her account of reality...as usual...its closer to 140 million.

So what she's really saying here is, if the GOVERNMENT sequester happens (and it has) 30 million people WHO HAVE GOVERNMENT PAYCHECK JOBS NOW...will be thrown onto the civilian unemployment line.

Apparently she's thinking there are 30 million government >>>off book employees<<<...its the only thing that makes any kind of sense, unless she's as crazy as a sprayed roach.

Let the conspiracies comence!

(I'm such a bad man...lol)

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 02:26 | Link to Comment OldPhart
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Sorry, but she IS crazy as a sprayed roach.

 

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:05 | Link to Comment Rogue Trooper
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...and about as attractive. Perhaps thats her appeal?

"You know bro, once she gets, yer know, 'excited' an all, she goes off like a 'sprayed roach'!"

I have just successfully made myself vomit.  Apologies BitChez for this seriously fucked up contribution :/

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:55 | Link to Comment Richardk888
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Must be because the TSA has become so effective and efficient at their jobs

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:56 | Link to Comment tony bonn
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it is a time honored tradition for nazis to lie and scaremonger.....the cia will stage some event "proving" her correct.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:57 | Link to Comment kill switch
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I concur, her face looks like a fly tape catcher after a month of service PLEASE STOP!!!!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 21:58 | Link to Comment Lmo Mutton
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Can we have that many TSA agents standing around or will the planet tip over?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:06 | Link to Comment A Lunatic
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When Prohibition was repealed (1933) all of the Prohibition Agents were suddenly out of work. Enter the 1934 National Firearms Act. A whole new class of felon was created, the government jobs were saved, more jobs were created, and America was safer. Don't worry, the TSA scum will be well taken care of.......you and I, not so much......or maybe too much. I'm a glass half empty guy myself...........

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:05 | Link to Comment Smegley Wanxalot
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I'd hit it!

(with a fucking shovel across her tranny-ass face)

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:41 | Link to Comment The Shootist
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Woowee, comment of the night!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:05 | Link to Comment Serfs Up
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The fact is that, by law, furloughs of federal employees MUST be proceeded by writen notice 30 days in advance.

 

Therefore it is unpossible for any customs or TSA employees to have yet been furloughed in response to the sequester because no furlough notices have or had been sent.

 

Just like a petulant school board stiffed for a 3% budget increase when they wanted 5%, count on the goobermint to try and make as many taxpayers suffer as possible.  The most popular parks and seashores will be shuttered preferably on the msot popular of weekends.  ATC employees will be furloughed causing airline delays.  Etc andd so forth.

 

You know, because that's how DC rolls.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:07 | Link to Comment gimli
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The lines were a bit longer than usual, but circling drones overhead were helping the herd move a bit quicker.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:08 | Link to Comment adr
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Last week I went to LAX and got through security in five minutes at the Delta terminal. I counted the TSA agents, all 23 of them. There were four looking at the baggage monitors, I guess you call that working. Four putting the people in the microwaves, sorry millimeter wave scanners. Two were working the ID check. So that is ten actually doing something. The other thirteen were standing around.

If you cut the agents in half, you'd still have a full staff. If you cut by 75%, well I probably would have made it through security in ten minutes.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:56 | Link to Comment XitSam
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At each gestapo checkpoint at Phoenix Sky Harbor there is one TSA guy that runs the empty bins from the end of the line to the beginning.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:09 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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I see the enemy !

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:12 | Link to Comment Pinky
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Folks, there's a simple explanation:  Federal employees have to be given X days of written notice before furloughs began.  Not sure of the X, but it's more than 2 weeks notice. 

So of course you wouldn't notice anything because nothing has happened yet.  Give it a month, when you'll see which agencies have found a way to avoid furloughs and which ones haven't.

Two agencies that I'm aware of have sent out furlough notices.  In a few weeks, you may or may not notice.  It will be interesting to see which services the public will scream about losing and which ones they'll shrug off.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:13 | Link to Comment TheSettler
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Hang them High...

 

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:14 | Link to Comment Glass Seagull
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When the truth comes out, you must drone-strike it.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:16 | Link to Comment Catullus
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Does she have to remove her shoes before sticking her foot in her mouth?

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:21 | Link to Comment dick cheneys ghost
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''Pentagon is essentially a Department of Offense - and it's rife with all the same issues and defects that critics of the military-industrial complex have decried for decades. In other words, "homeland security" has become another obese boondoggle.

But here's the strange thing: unlike the Pentagon, this monstrosity draws no attention whatsoever - even though, by our calculations, this country has spent a jaw-dropping $791 billion on "homeland security" since 9/11. To give you a sense of just how big that is, Washington spent an inflation-adjusted $500 billion on the entire New Deal.''

 

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/World/WORLD-01-010313.html 

 

this shit makes me sick to my fucking stomach................

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:18 | Link to Comment stant
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the old dyke thought they were gona cancle her ponygirl event on the white house lawn

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:25 | Link to Comment NoWayJose
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No lines probably means that all the sequested government employees and contractors are not spending borrowed taxpayer money to fly - meaning the lines are shorter!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:31 | Link to Comment Bansters-in-my-...
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That...... that.....that creature surely can't have a pussy.

Tell me it ain't so.

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:57 | Link to Comment Mr. Hudson
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Janet Napolitano makes Janet Reno get moist.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:01 | Link to Comment Westcoastliberal
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Where's Banzai when we need him???

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:57 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Please God no!

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:32 | Link to Comment ziggy59
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Is anyone surprised about the BS lies anymore?
Because we have been duped into thinking and living it will get better..

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 22:47 | Link to Comment Bingfa
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Obama and his cult will do whatever they can to make this as unpleasant as possible.

Too bad it was their idea to begin with. The guy gives me the creeps.....

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:00 | Link to Comment are we there yet
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Napolitano looks like a transgender robot searching for a teleprompter.  But she does have 1.6 billion hollowpoint 45's. and 2700 light armored tanks on the way (credit to ZH) so lets respect her auuthoriiitii (credit cartman)

Tue, 03/05/2013 - 23:41 | Link to Comment curly
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You coulda stopped at "Ja No Dazed and Confused".  There's something creepy about that reptilian blank stare.

 

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:00 | Link to Comment Westcoastliberal
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When all we get from our so-called "leaders" is hype, lies, and obfuscation, and when they're spewing phrases we know to be against the Constitution and what this country is about (Holder's "yes" answer on whether the gov can kill Americans on U.S. soil by drone w/o indictment or due process), then it's high time for the people to stand up and say "enough"! Congrats to Rand Paul, by the way, but we need many more to fight this.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:18 | Link to Comment ABG LINE
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Sequester means BTFD.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:39 | Link to Comment digalert
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Local news out of Los Angeles this morning visited LAX. Very light traffic, no lines and most the TSA were standing around in their pretty blue shirts. Nazipolitano is full of shit!

 

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:49 | Link to Comment lostcause
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 My buddy is a border patrol agent here in Southern California. Today they called him into the office and told him his pay was just cut 40% starting today! Obama has only one goal in mind and that is to bring the U.S to it's knees.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:21 | Link to Comment ejhickey
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a friend of mine was walking his dog in DC the other day when he saw Janet on the street standing next to a fire plug.  this situation confused his dog because it didn't know whicg one to piss on

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:34 | Link to Comment SAT 800
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A.)She probably believes it. and B.)whatever the important person said on TV is reality. That's the part you haven't quite caught up on yet. The ruling class has figured this out. An important person said it on TV; it is reality; end of thought; end of discussion. This is why you should throw out your TV.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 01:42 | Link to Comment AldoHux_IV
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Government has become that douchebag principal in high school who has an authority problem and likes to scare the kids into thinking they won't graduate if they don't get a good citizenship grade.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 02:28 | Link to Comment Caveman93
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We're going to lose eleventy billion jobs Maxine says!? OH NOESS!

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:14 | Link to Comment Kirk2NCC1701
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Nothing personal against the woman, but what a waste of space and real estate in the Executive branch!

Not that I'd pick her or that'd she'd want the job, but I swear the Mrs Duggar has more executive skill and common sense in her little pinkie.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 03:29 | Link to Comment Nobody For President
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Good going gang! ZH Friday night humor at its best!

Oh, wait...

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 09:20 | Link to Comment falak pema
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Janet Napolitano Dazed And Confused About What Sequester Really Means...

I think that is a very leading title. I'm not surprised she is dazed and confused.

I mean :  who in his right mind would want to sequester JN and submit her to the consequences of such a wanton act.

Are you really in your right mind?

I'd much rather have my butt bashed by a naked titty FEMEN than try and sequester JN.

Only normal that she asks herself : what does this really mean?

Why does somebody want to sequester ME?

 

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 09:33 | Link to Comment 22winmag
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Janet... proving once again that politics is Hollywood for ugly people.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 11:26 | Link to Comment JimboSC
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Uncle Janet is a cunt.

Wed, 03/06/2013 - 12:42 | Link to Comment obewon
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Janet Napolitano has always been dazed and confused!

 

So what else is new?

 

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