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Again: Obama Misses Another Budget Deadline

Marlette John Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 10:18 PM
Actually, I served my country in the Army prior to going to law school. I I know who destroyed the economy- the neo-cons. It will take longer than 8 years to clen up the mess.

We've known this failure was forthcoming for some time, but it's still worth flagging for several reasons, which we'll get to momentarily.  First, the basics:

Monday marked the deadline set in law for President Obama to submit a budget, but he missed it — making this the fourth time in his five years in office that he's failed to submit the blueprint on time. That makes his record equal to the three previous presidents combined, who spanned 20 years in office. This year, Mr. Obama blamed the late passage of his tax increase deal early last month....