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Obama’s "Really Stupid, Stupid, Stupid Sequester"

Ken5061 Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 12:10 PM
I like across the board spending cuts. Make/let the department heads figure out what to cut, their judgement is bettter and it is their job. The buzz word 'sequester' followed by heat but no light made it sound like defense was the only one cutting, like the last time. Libs still owe us 20% cuts in everything except defense, since defense too their cuts. Did Paneta have enough time to really mess things up? Time will tell. Putting angry women in charge as he was leaving may be enough to do it.

In the opaque world of sovereign debt credit ratings, one of the most important issues facing a rating agency is a country’s economic growth.

One of the reasons why the United States has had such large deficits is because economic growth for the last decade and a half has been anemic. 

I highlight that here because recently I took umbrage with the Congressional Budget Office projections on the U.S. economy and the country’s budget deficit, writing for Townhall about the budget problems we will face once interest rates begin to rise.

The “thorny problem with the CBO forecast is that after this...