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Sequester-Sized Government Waste Can Go First

tporter Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 1:28 PM
Bring on the sequestration! It is the only way any of these folks will "cut" a thing. Remember that they aren't really cutting anything, just slowing the growth! They will still spend more next year than last and still 50% more than they have! Do the math, it is like a family that spends $3600 per month and they need to cut back $85 because they are only making $2400 per month. REALLY. It is only 2.36% of their spending. It is a good thing!

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 Star-Telegram.com, “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...