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No Sequester Catastrophe

Troglodite Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 11:07 PM
For the record, it should be said that (so far) the Congressional Republicans have, for a change, NOT screwed this up. Maybe they will enjoy the feeling and try for some real cuts next time.
Texas Chris Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 9:32 AM
I don't know about that. Obama is handing them credit for what is perceived as a cut, and they're calling it "the president's sequester"...

President Obama may be backing away from his doomsday spending-cut predictions as the sequester goes into place. But the new party line is that while there will be no impact in the first few days, there’ll be a slow, downward slump after that.
 
What, are we to believe that lower spending and smaller government damage the economy? Doesn’t that run counter to virtually every reasonably objective study in recent years -- including ones from a number of U.S. academics and the OECD in Europe -- that describe how countries with lower government...