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  •  We've got defense cuts (sequester) (1+ / 0-)
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    and the size of the tax hike on the rich.

    And Medicare reforms that hit cheats and what have you.

    Economics is a social *science*. Can we base future economic decisions on math?

    by blue aardvark on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 05:00:18 PM PST

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    •  I don't think the defense cuts will happen anyway. (1+ / 0-)
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      Did Obama propose keeping any of the defense cuts in his initial offer?

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      by Code Monkey on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 05:01:43 PM PST

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      •  I don't believe he did (0+ / 0-)

        But they are scheduled to happen automatically. He doesn't have to propose them. He has proposed NOT making the cuts ... and if the Republicans don't take his proposal, the cuts happen.

        Economics is a social *science*. Can we base future economic decisions on math?

        by blue aardvark on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 06:38:47 AM PST

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