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Budget Politics

Rock Strongo Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 8:16 AM
This is what the libs do constantly. Even with the sequester we will spend more this year than last (confirming that it isn't a "cut" at all), and yet planes will fall from the sky, research will grind to a halt, children will go hungry, old people will have to choose between food and medicine, and bridges will collapse on daycare centers. It would be funny, if there weren't so many ignorant liberal saps who buy into this cr@p time and again. Forward!
Back in my teaching days, many years ago, one of the things I liked to ask the class to consider was this: Imagine a government agency with only two tasks: (1) building statues of Benedict Arnold and (2) providing life-saving medications to children. If this agency's budget were cut, what would it do?

The answer, of course, is that it would cut back on the medications for children. Why? Because that would be what was most likely to get the budget cuts restored. If they cut back on building statues of Benedict Arnold, people might ask why they were building statues of...