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Fears Over Sequester Prove Most Politicians Not Serious About Cutting Spending

Last summer, President Obama signed the controversial Budget Control Act of 2011 that raised the debt ceiling and created the infamous “Super Committee” tasked with devising a plan to reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next decade. The bipartisan Super Committee failed to reach a deficit-reduction agreement before the November 23, 2011 deadline. […] Read More >>

Julie Borowski: Republicans Shouldn’t Treat Pentagon Spending as Sacred

CRS advisory board member Julie Borowski has a not-to-miss piece on that discusses the necessity of tackling “sacred cows” in government spending to get a handle on the federal debt. For Republicans, one sacred cow appears to be the Department of Defense. Borowski writes: The Pentagon still has a “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy […] Read More >>