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They're cutting till it hurts..... Us.....

"J"

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Well they're cutting budgets to trim the defecit and seen to be overlooking their own budgets.... Take a look at the last para.... Seems some people really thought highly of themselves.... I believe a 10 percent accross the board cut should be dealt.... Regardless of the program..... And if it can't be worked out then at least no increase on the program.....


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110205/ap_on_re_us/us_keeping_congress_flush
 

Jackalope

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An Initial cut of 5% and another of 2.5 is Better than the 23% increase we saw under previous rule. I agree though they need to cut that 8% from the previous 23% increase so 31%..... They need to De-fund many federal programs, departments etc, not cut funds. The IRS alone costs 10 BILLION a year to operate. Switch to a federal sales tax and eliminate them. I don't see these cuts as hurting "US".. Others maybe.. But last i checked i was a taxpayer. I'm not on welfare, and generally don't depend on anything from the government except maintaining roadways. I think it's good they made sweeping cuts... Keep them coming.. To include congressional and presidential cuts.
 

"J"

Bass Whisperer
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Yeah thread are probably a hundred plus federally funded programs that should go away...... wish I could be on that reform panel..... people would probably put a hit out on me hahaha.....