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'It's hard to fix the 'Sequester' - we're still trying to figure out what it means.'
"I used my share of the peace dividend to get a divorce."
"This cloaking device avoids detection by the G.A.O."
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New for 2012 Olympic Can Kicking.
Walnut/Wall Nut - $5.7 billion
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The Fiscal Cliff.
Storm in a Tea Cup
"Why is the arts budget always the first thing to be cut, when you know damn well it's the only thing that separates us from the monkeys?"
Social Security Administration: 'Sorry, closed for reform.'
Budget Agreement: 'Quick! Someone get a camera!'
"Personally, I'd have preferred more transit cops."
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An Everyday Explanation of the Federal Budget.
Republicans and Democrats Race Towards Economic Solutions
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"Did he say the budget was going to be a zillion billion krillion dollars or a krillion billion zillion dollars?"
Tags:budget, budgets, deficit, deficits, deficit spending, budget hawk, budget hawks, federal budget, federal budgets, debt, national debt, national debts, bond, bonds, bond market, bond markets, politician, politicians, tax and spend, policy, policies, budget policy, budget policies, bear market, bear markets, crash, economic crash, economic crashes, economics, national economy, gdp, gross domestic product, campaign, campaigns, campaigning, false promise, false promises
"Experts agree - we need a tax increase."
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"Taxes! We gotta have more taxes!"
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Government Shutdown Decorations
"I'm telling you, we already cut the fat."
"Uh, well, I can't pay today, but my Surety, Joe Q. Public's Great-Great-Great Grandson will stand good for me..."
"Civil Society 1, Anarchy 0....whew...we'll see how they do in the February playoffs."
"We're looking for a place that hasn't been affected by the sequester."
"Those taxpayers are real extremists."
"Someday this will all be yours!"
"Let's extend our debt ceiling this evening."
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"We should lavish them with media attention when they pass a budget cooperatively, to reinforce good behavior."
Tags:positive reinforcement, positive reinforcements, media attention, press attention, bipartisan politics, partisan politics, good behaviour, good behavior, journalist, journalists, politician, politicians, budget, budgets, teamwork, operant conditioning, federal budget, federal budgets, washington, republican, republicans, democrat, democrats