A Majority In half of one third of US Government - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark ben Josuf
    • 08.01.11 | 06:55 (IST)

    The Republicans have a majority in one chamber of one branch of the US government. That gives them influence, not control. And a third of their new people think it will be a just great idea to put the US officially into default, causing a worldwide depression. In the next few weeks, the DOD budget cuts will start to trickle out, like the F-35 and the already dead DDG-1000. and the amphibious tank that has a flat bottom and is not IED resistant. Meanwhile, they are trying to kill off seniors by bankruptcy, making them choose between drugs and food. And, they are out to re-allow insurance companies to cancel health insurance or quintuple rates just when people get sick. YES, it will be interesting.

    from the article: What the changes in Washington mean for Israel in 2011
    First published 14:27 06.01.11 | Last updated 14:27 06.01.11
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