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Sequester-Sized Government Waste Can Go First

pepnm Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 6:10 AM
Tort reform could save many billions a year, but Lawyers padding the pockets of politicians wont allow that. Liability insurance paid by Doctors is a sizable chunk of healthcare costs. One minute a drug company advertises a pill to fix your liver, and the next minute a damn lawyer advertises him/herself to get the money "you're'' due because that pill caused your toe nails to fall off.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel complained today about $8.5 million in cuts for classroom teachers in Wisconsin if the sequester goes through. The Fort Worth Star Telegram was more worthy, saying that the $67.8 million Texas will lose in education funding is doable for the state.

“That's a lot of money,” says, “but the state is scheduled to receive $4.9 billion in federal funds this year, part of a total school spending plan that tops $40 billion when local funds are included. What the White House is talking about is taking away less than a 10th of a...