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silentCalfan Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 2:22 AM
The sequester requires total spending cuts of only about 100 billion per year, half in defense and half in domestic spending. Given a trillion dollar deficit every year, that means a reduction in the deficit of only about 10%. I say, let the sequester begin, and no more tax increases of any kind.

February 10, 2013

“It will begin. It will last ten years. It will be good for the economy. It will be very helpful,” anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist said recently. The “it” he refers to is what’s become known as “the sequester” — automatic spending cuts in the Budget Control Act of 2011 that were originally proposed and then signed into law by President Barack Obama, after being passed by both Houses of Congress.

Since everyone from Mr. Obama to the backest-bench blowhard congressman argues that we need to curtail out-of-control deficit spending, the...

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