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Andrew Reinbach: Republicans: Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish

Our economic train wreck was created by the Republican leadership, and they'll be blamed for it this November. By that time, the nation will have begun feeling the inevitable effects of cutting benefits.
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Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (5 years ago)

This is what happens when you cut over $100 billion from an economic stimulus bill — including $40 billion to help revenue-starved states — for no reason better than wanting the numbers to be smaller: In February, when the debate ov... Read Post

Leave the beancounters alone

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (2 years ago)

Not all spending cuts are created equal. Congressional Republicans struggle with this, but there is such a thing as "penny wise, pound foolish." If we cut spending on volcano monitoring and tsunami warnings, for example, we save a l... Read Post

Penny wise, pound foolish

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (2 years ago)

Not all spending cuts are created equal. Congressional Republicans struggle with this, but there is such a thing as "penny wise, pound foolish." Yesterday, Sahil Kapur highlighted one of my favorite subjects. Read Post


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