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Explaining the Sequester

markinalpine Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 6:32 PM
From what I understand, this sequester might amount to 1/40th of the Federal Planned Spending. Can't call it a Budget since the Senate Democrats haven't allowed a Budget to be passed for over 4 years. Anyway, try this: You go to buy a new car and they quote you a figure of $40,000. You decide to skip the fancy hubcaps, so they knock off $50. That's 1/40th, a set of fancy hubcaps.
markinalpine Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 7:06 PM
My math is almost as bad as that of writers at the New York Times!
I should have used 1/80th, not 1/40th. B>(

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