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No Cut Left Behind
Washington Free Beacon, by Andrew Stiles

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/26/2012 2:50:28 PM

A top Republican is insisting that party leaders retain more than $2 trillion in spending cuts agreed to in last year’s budget agreement as negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff heat up. (Snip) Sessions is concerned that the caps could be scuttled in an attempt to negotiate a deal to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff,” the term used to describe more than $600 billion in automatic spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to occur on Jan. 1, 2013. “As you know, the BCA signed into law August of last year required that spending be reduced by $2.1 trillion in exchange for an immediate $2.1 trillion increase

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A GOP voice of reason crying out in the desert that is government waste in Washington of our tax money? Let Sessions know that we support his actions here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: veritas, 11/26/2012 3:36:35 PM     (No. 9034713)

Start by cutting out all of Obama´s new spending. Don´t take all that as normal, accepted, or established.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 11/26/2012 3:48:25 PM     (No. 9034737)

NO! In 2008 expenditures were just under 3 trillion. Last year 3.8. Don´t give me this phony 2 trillion in cuts. Give Obama a package, you can spend 3.4 trillion only, and we´ll raise tax rates on earners over 1 million. All other rates remain the same. Otherwise shut down the government.

2 trillion in cuts over ten years comes out of spending increases. We´d still be over 4 trillion next year.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/26/2012 4:31:46 PM     (No. 9034813)

Don´t think for one second that Obie will suffer on this...he will portray Repubs as anti American and the ´takers´ that voted for him will cheer, as the MSM crucifies anyone in his way!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gasmeterguy, 11/26/2012 8:10:57 PM     (No. 9035084)

Take the easy route, Boehner. SHUT THE GOVERNMENT DOWN!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 11/26/2012 8:26:28 PM     (No. 9035097)

I volunteer again to sit in a small room for about two months with the proposed budget, if there is one, and a gross of black Sharpies and make everything come out so that there is no need for such things as draconian defense cuts. You don´t get this kind of offer every day, and someone should jump on it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/27/2012 4:47:03 AM     (No. 9035361)

One thing congress can do is to go to zero based budgeting. Forget this BS of an automatic 8% increase each and every budget. No wonder dirty harry won´t approve a budget.

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