The sequester has been a series of political gambits by both parties. Its effect will have major impacts on our economy possibly more damaging than the effects of the latest recession. It is apparently real to everyone but the political leaders that continue to wrangle amongst themselves for pure political gain.
If you are interested:
LaHood Tries to 'Wake Up' GOP on Sequester : Roll Call News
The sequester: A Q&A - CBS News
Sequester of Fools - NYTimes.com
The D.C. Dubstep - NYTimes.com