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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Republicans and Democrats Begin Negotiating Possible Budget Agreement

“After weeks of arguing, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill began negotiations Wednesday on a possible budget agreement that would slash federal spending by as much as $33 billion and avert a government shutdown. . . .
If approved, the deal would be the largest single-year budget cut in U.S. history.” (Washington Post)

Less than 1% of last year’s budget? Chump change.

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Budget Mice” by Sheldon Richman