Common Cents: The $85 Billion Question
With the sequester set to go into effect in just two days, Americans are trying to piece together how Washington failed to come up with anything better than their best, worst idea. Ultimately, the inability to prioritize and trim back just three percent of the federal government’s annual budget is why we’re still in this situation. Is cutting three cents on the dollar really as difficult as Washington says it is? It shouldn’t be. But with all the mixed messages coming out of Washington, it’s hard to keep track of who can do it … and who can’t.
CAN WASHINGTON FIND A SMART WAY TO CUT $85 BILLION?