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Radical Cuts

sgunning Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 4:05 PM
I guess you have a twin. The very same post is further up the chain, verbatim. And your comments, while perhaps having some validity, are totally off topic for this column.

I keep reading how the recent “fiscal cliff” debates will seem like child’s play compared to the upcoming negotiations regarding the fast-approaching federal debt ceiling deadline, discussions that will also include the topic of spending cuts. 

I fully understand the debt-ceiling issue; it simply involves two distinct philosophies. 

The first viewpoint, as the President so curiously states, is being able to live within your means, but of course we certainly have the means to print our way to unchecked spending. 

The second belief is being able to live within your...