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Heh: Dems' Sequester Replacement Bill Adds Billions to Deficit

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 5:00 PM
Is six still whining that the US is an empire? NoBrainMass must have been his teacher.

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...