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Just A Little Off The Top

Just A Little Off The Top

The Sequester is forcing $85 Billion worth of cuts. That seems like an astronomical amount that must obviously be way more than we can afford to cut and remain viable, right? Well the Federal Spending (not budget, we don’t have one of those) over the last 5 years has averaged $3.5 Trillion. That means that the amount being cut by the Sequester is less than 2.5% of what we spend annually…

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