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Sources: Democrats' New Budget May Actually Accelerate Spending

RiffRaff Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 2:35 PM
Deficit reduction and spending cuts do not fit into the Democrat's "big picture". The smoke screen is still so thick and acrid that many people haven't figured out that what comes out of their mouths is the exact opposite of what they are doing. With friends like these in high government offices, the US and Mr Average Citizen are in for a difficult time moving forward.

Bear in mind that this is the same crew whose most recent "deficit reduction" plan increased the deficit by tens of billions, who are trying to redefine tax increases as "spending cuts," and whose idea of a "balanced approach" doesn't actually involve balancing the budget.  Still, inventing close to $2 trillion in phony, fig-leaf deficit reductions is a pretty tall order.  Yesterday I briefly called attention to a piece in The Hill that sketched out the broad contours of Senate Democrats' forthcoming budget proposal -- their...