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Budget Politics

suz Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 9:49 PM
this president is a bad guy -- nothing but disgust comes to mind when he enters it.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 8:38 AM
So that's where he is. He's in your mind. We didn't know...We did know he was out of his mind though. Nah, I suspect he's in Agitator's mind. In fact Agitator is a good approximation of the President's point of view. So, while we know the president is out of his mind, he's probably not in yours either, since Agitator seems to be out of his mind his head is probably got Obama's mind. Wow! I wonder who's elses. Probably Allison's too. Obama spends so much of his time out of his mind that he must be visiting several of the trolls here.
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...