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The Sequestration Scare

Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 2:58 PM
85 billion is only 3%.
Manny41 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 8:50 AM
A. It is not 85 billion, it is more like 34 billion.
B. Most of the "cuts" are reduction in increases - liberalspeak for cutting spending.

It is all BS. I am hopeful that the automatic cuts go into effect and that Boehner does not once again fold. After nothing happens, who will call out Obama as a liar?

As predicted, the Democrats' refusal to cut any spending other than the military only delayed the inevitable. Now, as is already taking place in Greece, France and Spain, deep cuts must take place or the government will shut down. The fiscal cliff agreement and the Budget Control Act of 2011 called for sequestration on March 1st if an agreement on how to pay down the deficit was not reached. The sequestration mandates $1.2 trillion in spending cuts across the board throughout most of the federal government over the next decade. The only way to prevent sequestration is if the Democrats and...