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Fiscal Monkey Business
Posted on 10/01/2013 7:50:31 AM PDT by EBH
As the budget histrionics continue, both parties are slyly doing what Congress does bestspend more money. We reported last week that the GOP House has already agreed with Senate Democrats to raise spending in 2014 by $19 billion over the Budget Control Act capsto $986 billion from $967 billion. But now Senate budget experts have identified in the spending bill some $18 billion more of mostly phantom savings from "changes in mandatory spending programs," also known appropriately enough as Chimps.
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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government
Chimps? How about CHUMPS.
posted on 10/01/2013 7:50:31 AM PDT
posted on 10/01/2013 7:56:11 AM PDT
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posted on 10/01/2013 8:04:22 AM PDT
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