I know this is an Alternet link, however if you go to the Think Progress site it will direct you to this URL.
These cuts are absurd. They are cutting things the GOP has been trying to get passed. Education, Obamacare, Homeless Assistance Grants, World Trade Center Health Program Fund, World Trade Center Health Program Fund. These are most needed programs and they are going to cut funds.
Think Progress / By Igor Volsky
The 32 Dumbest and Most Devastating Sequester Cuts
As Obama said during a press conference, "This is not going to be a apocalypse. It's just dumb. And it's going to hurt."March 3, 2013 |
With Congress unable to reach a deal to avert the indiscriminate spending cuts put in place in the Budget Control Act of 2011, President Obama on Friday signed an order authorizing the government to begin canceling $85 billion from federal accounts for this fiscal year.
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