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The Sequester May Not Be “Fair,” but It’s Real and It Would Slow the Growth of Government

The sequester is a temporary relief of a bigger problem, it limits the wrong part of the budget and does nothing to affect the part that is exploding. The losses to the military are probably not as bad as many would have you believe. That said, it is not the military that is growing near exponentially, without entitlement reform the problem persists and is only slightly delayed.

Much to the horror of various interest groups, it appears that there will be a “sequester” on March 1.

This means an automatic reduction in spending authority for selected programs (interest payments are exempt, as are most entitlement outlays).

Just about everybody in Washington is frantic about the sequester, which supposedly will mean “savage” and “draconian” budget cuts.

If only. That would be like porn for libertarians.

In reality, the sequester merely means a reduction in the growth of federal spending. Even if we have the sequester, the burden of government spending will still be

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