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Sequester-Sized Government Waste Can Go First

tporter Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:19 PM
The only problem with all that has been said in the article is that it makes sense so it won't happen in DC!. I am about convinced that most of the 536 elected to DC don't know how to fix a problem. They are a bunch of followers, not leaders, and not problem solvers. They are good at being talking heads for what someone else tells them to say. It is time to elect legislators who understand how to write and pass a bill that solves problems. All the rest need to go!

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel complained today about $8.5 million in cuts for classroom teachers in Wisconsin if the sequester goes through. The Fort Worth Star Telegram was more worthy, saying that the $67.8 million Texas will lose in education funding is doable for the state.

“That's a lot of money,” says, “but the state is scheduled to receive $4.9 billion in federal funds this year, part of a total school spending plan that tops $40 billion when local funds are included. What the White House is talking about is taking away less than a 10th of a...