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Sequester-Sized Government Waste Can Go First

clong Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 7:48 AM
We the People have been teaching them to do this type of manipulation by not paying attention to what was being spent. We Allowed this to happen. It is We the People who must reign in this spending beast. Base Line Budgeting must GO! Balanced Budgets must return! If we want tranparency to turn this around We the People must hold them accountable. I still cannot believe we funded the transfer of 16 F=16's and 200 Abrahms Tanks.
NewJAl Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 8:25 AM
Why small government, where matters are local, works better.
Big decisions, made by hirelings, sent from far away, are more difficult to influence.
Federalism is rearing its head, as Republican Governors win States, and I cheer this.
Where is the outcry about the jets and tanks, you mention? I do not see it in the regular news at all.
I do think that Fox is gathering more and more listeners, and I cheer this, also.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel complained today about $8.5 million in cuts for classroom teachers in Wisconsin if the sequester goes through. The Fort Worth Star Telegram was more worthy, saying that the $67.8 million Texas will lose in education funding is doable for the state.

“That's a lot of money,” says, “but the state is scheduled to receive $4.9 billion in federal funds this year, part of a total school spending plan that tops $40 billion when local funds are included. What the White House is talking about is taking away less than a 10th of a...