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    Central Ohio Entrepreneurs See Good And Bad In Second Obama Term

    January 21, 2013

    by Debbie Holmes

    89.7 NPR News Morning Host

    Central Ohio small businesses see positives and negatives for their future as President Obama is inaugurated for a second term. WOSU examined two companies in 2011 and now both have expanded, yet one remains wary about government regulations and their effects on doing business.

    READ MORE: http://wosu.org/2012/news/2013/01/21/central-ohio-entrepreneurs-see-good-and-bad-in-second-obama-term/

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    At Georgia school, Obama pushes plan to expand preschool access, but won’t discuss cost
    By Associated Press, Published: February 14

    DECATUR, Ga. — Raising hopes among parents who want preschool for all, President Barack Obama on Thursday rolled out a plan to vastly expand government-funded early childhood while keeping the price tag a secret.

    READ MORE: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/obama-pushes-more-pre-k-programs-while-education-secretary-tries-to-save-current-one/2013/02/14/2b1b7238-767d-11e2-b102-948929030e64_story.html

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    In His Hometown of Chicago, a Policy Speech by Obama Turns Personal
    By JACKIE CALMES
    Published: February 15, 2013

    CHICAGO — President Obama came home on Friday for a policy speech that inevitably turned personal: He spoke of teaching law nearby, meeting his wife, Michelle, raising their daughters less than a mile away and then, most recently, watching the first lady return for the funeral of a vivacious teenager gunned down in a park.

    READ MORE: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/16/us/politics/obama-promise-zone-program-distressed-areas.html

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    State Officials Still In The Dark On Possible Sequester Cuts
    February 26, 2013
    by Karen Kasler
    Statehouse Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio and Television

    A series of automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester looms at the end of the week, and the White House has put out a list of how those cuts might affect Ohio. But the only thing that’s clear about the possible sequester is there’s a lot of confusion.

    READ MORE: http://wosu.org/2012/news/2013/02/26/state-officials-still-in-the-dark-on-possible-sequester-cuts/

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    Hmm…so huge cuts really don’t make a significant dent in the deficit. Almost like they’d need to be accompanied by additional revenue to work…

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    Coremodels said:
    Hmm…so huge cuts really don’t make a significant dent in the deficit. Almost like they’d need to be accompanied by additional revenue to work…

    If only we had competent leadership!

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    Snarf said:
    If only we had competent leadership!

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    LOL…yes, the Budget Control Act of 2011…legislation…was created by the executive branch, not the legislative branch.

    I mean, despite the fact that 80% of House Republicans voted for it and only 50% of House Democrats. Despite the fact that Boehner said the bill gave him 98% of what he wanted. Despite the fact the entire thing was done because of Republicans holding the debt ceiling hostage in the first place, while Congress allowed the previous president to raise it 5 times to double it during his two terms without forcing him to assign spending cuts. Despite the fact the first sequester was done under Reagan in 1986…

    Yes, despite all that…this is clearly “Obama’s Sequester”.

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    This Frontline gives some great insight into how we got into this situation; clearly, Obama does not keep his word.

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/cliffhanger/

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    I find it hard to complain too much about the national picture when…

    http://www.columbusunderground.com/forums/topic/columbus-is-nations-fourth-strongest-economy

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    Coremodels said:

    Yes, despite all that…this is clearly “Obama’s Sequester”.

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