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Jay Carney: Spending Cuts Are Deeply Irresponsible, or Something

wpeeters Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:58 PM
Indeed, for there to be an "again" there had to be a moment when there was not. again |?'gen; ?'gan| adverb another time; once more : it was great to meet old friends again | they were disappointed yet again. • returning to a previous position or condition. He hasn't stopped lying so there's no again but "still" like Rick clearly observed.

Shortly before President Obama told Republicans his $1.6 trillion tax increase wasn't "complicated" today at a toy manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters that spending cuts are deeply irresponsible.

Q: One of the things Speaker Boehner said this morning was that any increase in the debt limit would have to be matched by or exceeded by further spending cuts. That's the same kind of rhetoric that we heard in 2011. Are you concerned that that is being used as leverage again in a way that could be damaging to the United...