Sunday, February 24, 2013

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Sequester...

Mr. President, stop lying about the nature of sequestration and its effects.  Ladies and gentlemen, if I may, I wish to present a graphic that will show the nature of the "drastic cuts" that are allegedly coming on March 1:


The circle represents the federal budget.  The sequester is the little red dot in the middle.  If my household can make the requisite cuts to get under budget with a baby, I think the United States government can manage to lower its FY2013 deficit from $1.2 trillion to $1.156 trillion.  Bring on the sequester. And then let the real meat cleaving begin (et tu, Mr. President?).

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