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Democrats Use Budget Gimmicks
To Hide Spending

Investor´s Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 3/15/2013 8:33:32 AM

In their first budget in four years, Senate Democrats claim to have crafted a plan that cuts federal spending a total of $975 billion over the next decade. "This budget cuts spending responsibly," said Senate Budget Chairman Patty Murray, D-Wash., this week. "There are no sacred cows; we put everything we can on the table." But an IBD review of the budget data shows that the Senate vastly overstates the size of its spending cuts. In fact, it could be that the Senate would, if enacted, increase federal spending by hundreds of billions of dollars.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 3/15/2013 10:23:22 AM     (No. 9226419)

The Democrats don´t think that spending is a problem. Why should they cut it?
They know that the American people think that it is a problem so they try to disguise how much they intend to spend.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/15/2013 11:27:53 AM     (No. 9226582)

API for Dems. Lying comes naturally.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: judy, 3/15/2013 12:15:51 PM     (No. 9226673)

Why do you think Pelosi & Reid refused to submit a budget....

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