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Here in lies the problem...

Started by RussCarroll, 02/25/2011 09:53AM
Posted 02/25/2011 09:53AM | Edited 02/25/2011 09:56AM Opening Post
I just got an e-mail warning me that the House is planning on bringing a Continuing Resolution to the floor that will fund the Federal Government at '10 levels for the rest of the year. THe e-mail goes on to say that this will be the biggest spending cut "in the history of the Nation".

This kind of gamesmanship is playing out here in California as well, where "budget cuts" are based on the projected funds needed to fund government at current levels in a subsequent year, not current levels of actual spending. Does the state think bumping the budget up equal to inflation is enough to fund next years "government"? Hardly, it is more like a double digit inflator. (I think it's 9%)

It is no wonder that a plain-talking "regular-guy" like Chris Christie is igniting so much enthusiasm on the right. Maybe his time has come. I wonder if Dick Durbin could talk him into running for President?