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Heh: Dems' Sequester Replacement Bill Adds Billions to Deficit

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 4:00 PM
Six04 Wrote: 5 minutes ago (3:51 PM) mcp-"oops gotta keep giving Americas money to other countries............" Thats the cost of running an empire. Uh moron, you need to look up empire in the dictionary; when you've done that, you can move on to the history books.....the United States is not an empire.

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...