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  •  Cuts for the sake of cutting (4+ / 0-)

    Its indiscriminate cutting just to spend less money.  Often, the proponents of austerity mistakenly think that if you cut government spending you will get public sector growth.  There is no evidence for that.  Seriously, you know what austerity is.

    "The real wealth of a nation consists of the contributions of its people and nature." -- Rianne Eisler

    by noofsh on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 09:23:51 AM PDT

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    •  Like with Hell, everyone's vision of austerity (0+ / 0-)

      appears to differ.  An interesting and telling exercise.  

      The patellar reflex is a deep tendon reflex which allows one to keep one's balance with little effort or conscious thought.

      by SpamNunn on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 09:28:10 AM PDT

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