White House economic adviser Gene Sperling admits that, yes, in fact, the sequestration was President Obama's plan. Said Sperling on the Meet the Press program on March 3, "We put forth the design of" the sequestration, Sperling finally admits after a long exchange with the program hot.
White House official admits budget sequester was Obama's idea
But, "can't we just take the money and do our own thing?" Teachers, leave those kids alone!
In addition to Catholic Archbishop Anil Couto, two Protestant bishops - Roger Gaikwad and Alwan Masih were also arrested by police in Delhi. In addition, two Christian lay activists are being held for their human rights advocacy.
Thirteen nuns and three children are being held by Islamic militants in Syria despite a promise to release them. Also, no word on the fates of two Spanish journalists and two Orthodox bishops. Greek Orthodox Church rejects video heralding their release.