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|Subject: Re: Woodward esposes Obama as a LIAR||Date: 2/23/2013 3:24 PM|
|Author: DufusGoneSplat||Number: 1861831 of 2016022|
DGS - the ONLY recent bi-partisan agreement to significantly cut spending
WL - I'm sorry. Perhaps I have misunderstood. Has actual spending been cut?
I had understood that only budgets were cut meaning spending would still increase but at a lower rate.
Good question - a question I do not have time to research right now. But, I can give two quick responses;
1. If you look at Obama's submitted budget projections, take $85 billion from either 2013 or 2014 Outlays and compare that number to the previous year's projected Outlay. It looks like a spending cut.
2. The media frequently refer to "spending cuts", so if that's not the case, it's carelessnes