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    Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester

    Well, it's a non essential event, so the cut wont hurt.

    come to think of it, it's a waste of money and they should cut them forever.




    Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester | Fox News


    The Blue Angels, the Navy's revered aerial acrobats, have been grounded for the rest of the year due to sequestration cuts.
    The Navy announced the cancellation Tuesday of over 30 shows for the stunt-flying team that were planned through November, citing budget cuts imposed by the Department of Defense.
    “The Navy has cancelled the remaining 2013 performances of its Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. The Squadron will continue to train to maintain flying proficiency until further notice at its home station in Pensacola,” a statement from Navy officials said. “Recognizing budget realities, current Defense policy states that outreach events can only be supported with local assets at no cost to the government.”

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    Re: Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    Well, it's a non essential event, so the cut wont hurt.

    come to think of it, it's a waste of money and they should cut them forever.




    Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester | Fox News


    The Blue Angels, the Navy's revered aerial acrobats, have been grounded for the rest of the year due to sequestration cuts.
    The Navy announced the cancellation Tuesday of over 30 shows for the stunt-flying team that were planned through November, citing budget cuts imposed by the Department of Defense.
    “The Navy has cancelled the remaining 2013 performances of its Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels. The Squadron will continue to train to maintain flying proficiency until further notice at its home station in Pensacola,” a statement from Navy officials said. “Recognizing budget realities, current Defense policy states that outreach events can only be supported with local assets at no cost to the government.”

    Dang straight. Who needs all that wastefull spending and show of military might. Budgets are tight.

    Best to spend what little money there is on events like this.

    Another Exclusive Party at W.H.

    On Barack and Michelle Obama's schedule for today, this event is listed:


    7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a concert celebrating Memphis Soul music as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

    As the White House has previously announced, Justin Timberlake (who will be making his White House debut), Al Green, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples, and others will be performing at the exclusive event.

    But while the performers are known, the guest list for the private event has not yet been released.

    One imagines it's a tough ticket to come by. To attend any event at the White House, one must be invited. (The White House is now closed for public access by members of the general public.) And especially this one, with Hollywood and musical stars--and with remarks by the president of the United States.

    A White House official did not immediately respond when asked for a guest list of tonight's event.

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    Re: Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    Dang straight. Who needs all that wastefull spending and show of military might. Budgets are tight.

    Best to spend what little money there is on events like this.

    Another Exclusive Party at W.H.

    On Barack and Michelle Obama's schedule for today, this event is listed:


    7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a concert celebrating Memphis Soul music as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks

    As the White House has previously announced, Justin Timberlake (who will be making his White House debut), Al Green, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples, and others will be performing at the exclusive event.

    But while the performers are known, the guest list for the private event has not yet been released.

    One imagines it's a tough ticket to come by. To attend any event at the White House, one must be invited. (The White House is now closed for public access by members of the general public.) And especially this one, with Hollywood and musical stars--and with remarks by the president of the United States.

    A White House official did not immediately respond when asked for a guest list of tonight's event.

    Glad to see that a conservatives agrees with me on this topic.

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    Re: Navy cancels Blue Angels shows for 2013 due to sequester

    Quote Originally Posted by madman View Post
    Glad to see that a conservatives agrees with me on this topic.
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