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

djones Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 12:04 PM
We can not budget, sequester, or fiscal cliff our way into poverty. This is three strikes, and your broke-or broker.

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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