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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Clock Running Out on Budget Cutters


“The White House and congressional leaders are accelerating negotiations over the biggest debt-reduction package in at least two decades amid mounting concern that the effort is running out of time. Over the next six weeks, negotiators must strike a bipartisan compromise to slice more than $2 trillion from the federal budget by 2021, reduce the complex plan to writing and persuade a bitterly divided Congress to support it.” (Washington Post)

They can’t find $2 trillion over ten years?

FEE Timely Classic
“Spending Limits Are Not Enough” by John Semmens