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The Sequester May Not Be “Fair,” but It’s Real and It Would Slow the Growth of Government

A.30 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 10:04 AM
Sequester away. You know that won't happen but we can dream.

Much to the horror of various interest groups, it appears that there will be a “sequester” on March 1.

This means an automatic reduction in spending authority for selected programs (interest payments are exempt, as are most entitlement outlays).

Just about everybody in Washington is frantic about the sequester, which supposedly will mean “savage” and “draconian” budget cuts.

If only. That would be like porn for libertarians.

In reality, the sequester merely means a reduction in the growth of federal spending. Even if we have the sequester, the burden of government spending will still be

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