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  •  They did pass a "Budget Control Act" that set... (3+ / 0-)
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    ichibon, Boppy, 3goldens

    decreased budget priority parameters and caps on spending. It's technically not a "budget" but it's presently functioning as one.

    In fact, that's where we got the initial nearly $2 trillion in cuts a couple years ago, cuts that the Republicans conveniently forget about.

    "That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history." ~ Aldous Huxley

    by markthshark on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 09:28:11 PM PDT

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