Sequester

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The Snap: Imagine you and everyone you know is on an airplane heading into a mountain. You see the plane is going to crash. The pilot and copilot are arguing over how to avoid the crash; one wants to veer right and one ...
Although Some Checked Out Months Ago

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER

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The Snap: Imagine you and everyone you know is on an airplane heading into a mountain. You see the plane is going to crash. The pilot and copilot are arguing over how to avoid the crash; one wants to veer right and one left. After explaining that the pilots won’t quit arguing, the flight attendants [&hellip
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The Snap: We have now gone over the sequester. I do not think this is a big deal as it only cuts 2.5% of the total budget. Granted it does cut a larger portion of the discretionary budget. I think that everyone agrees ...

ALL GOVERNMENT SPENDING CREATES JOBS, SO WHAT?

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The Snap: We have now gone over the sequester. I do not think this is a big deal as it only cuts 2.5% of the total budget. Granted it does cut a larger portion of the discretionary budget. I think that everyone agrees that this is not a good way to cut the budget. Regardless, [&hellip
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The Snap: The sequester has now happened. While I do not think it will be that big a deal as the cuts are shallow compared to the entire budget, that is not a universally accepted position. People will be furloughed and ...

REMEMBERING WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENED PUTS THE CURRENT GOP ARGUMENT IN PERSPECTIVE

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The Snap: The sequester has now happened. While I do not think it will be that big a deal as the cuts are shallow compared to the entire budget, that is not a universally accepted position. People will be furloughed and programs will get cut. I do feel sorry for the people who are affected. [&hellip
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The Snap: The sequester will happen on March 1st. unless something is done about it. As I have written in previous posts, I am not sure that having the sequester go into effect is such a bad thing. Government spending is ...

STOP WITH THE SCARE TACTICS: THE SEQUESTER IS NOT THAT BIG A DEAL

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The Snap: The sequester will happen on March 1st. unless something is done about it. As I have written in previous posts, I am not sure that having the sequester go into effect is such a bad thing. Government spending is too high and needs to be cut. My only condition for the cuts is [&hellip
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The Snap: The sequester is approaching and as was the case with the fiscal cliff, there is a lot of talk about "how come they can not just get a deal done." Apparently we are just going to "kick the can down the road" ...

GRAND BARGAINS ARE DEAD – THIS IS HOW WE GET THINGS DONE THESE DAYS

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The Snap: The sequester is approaching and as was the case with the fiscal cliff, there is a lot of talk about “how come they can not just get a deal done.” Apparently we are just going to “kick the can down the road” again. This is despite the generally accepted wisdom that the people [&hellip

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