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Budget Politics

Cappmann Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:48 AM
Not to mention the surviellance programs tha Bush was hammered for on a daily basis that Obama has either continued or increased, his blatant and public policy of only enforcing laws he likes (or that promote his agenda), Fast & Furious (impeachable all by itself), and the CONSTANT lying. No, any republican would be long gone.
Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked to ask the class to consider was this: Imagine a government agency with only two tasks: (1) building statues of Benedict Arnold and (2) providing life-saving medications to children. If this agency's budget were cut, what would it do?

The answer, of course, is that it would cut back on the medications for children. Why? Because that would be what was most likely to get the budget cuts restored. If they cut back on building statues of Benedict Arnold, people might ask why they were building statues of...