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Heh: Dems' Sequester Replacement Bill Adds Billions to Deficit

dpick Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 9:17 AM
It's more and more obvious that we have a true life "manchurian" president. He's a guy,that at least according to the polls, people like, for some reason beyond my understanding, but knows nothing and does nothing but gives speeches, correction "reads" speeches from his teleprompter! He's a shell of a President that the media is protecting. Meanwhile we are going "to hell in a handbasket"

Senate Democrats say they want a "balanced" approach to deficit reduction.  Here's their idea of how to achieve that, as expressed in actual legislation:
 

White House-backed legislation in the Senate to replace $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts would raise the deficit through the end of the budget year by tens of billions of dollars, officials said late Wednesday as the two parties maneuvered for public support on economic issues. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the Democratic measure, deficits also would rise in each of the next two years before turning downward. Democratic...