PanicMan: Deficit spending is how every country in the world works. Our "lifestyle" is still perfectly sustainable.
VoodooTaco: /good ol' liberal//wants to cut the military budget///but not via horizontal cuts across the board
MattStafford: A Dark Evil Omen: Tell us about the coconuts, George.Suppose the government borrows one trillion dollars tomorrow, and distributes it to all people below a certain income level. One year later, the government raises taxes by one trillion dollars (plus interest). You believe that the economy is stronger after these two actions take place than before these two actions take place?
Smidge204: So I skimmed trough the story and here's my takeaway:"The sequester has been bad so far, but not as bad as predicted mostly because some of the cuts were undone, and it's too soon to tell just how bad it will ultimately be."That about sum it up?=Smidge=
Dr Dreidel: Would it not have been easier to cut $85B from programs and projects the Pentagon doesn't want?
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