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Lesson in politics from Washington

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Who says politicians never get anything done? No one in Washington seemed to care about the so-called sequester cuts until core constituents — people with sufficient resources to buy plane tickets — were impacted, and when they started squawking about all the flight delays stemming from furloughs in airport control towers, the politicians moved with uncharacteristic speed. Certainly nothing like that occurred earlier this year when the first of the $85 billion in automatic budget ...

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May 1, 2013
9:49 a.m.

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Again....these were not cuts, these were cuts in the rate of growth of spending. This line "Government services are costly, most are worth paying for....." is true and false. Government services are costly, most, however, are not worth paying for.