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Friday, February 18, 2011

Spending in Current Fiscal Year Still Being Fought Over


“Having turned its focus from spending cuts to social issues and an assault on the Obama administration’s regulatory agenda, a battle-weary House reconvenes Friday in hopes of wrapping up action on a big Republican spending bill that would impose sweeping cuts across domestic programs. The measure is but the first step in an increasingly bitter struggle between Democrats and Republicans over how much to cut agency operating budgets over the second half of the budget year ending Sept. 30.” (ABC News)

If you’re going to cut, at some point you have to actually start doing it.

FEE Timely Classic
“Does Government Spending Bring Prosperity?” by Percy L. Greaves Jr.