$17 Billion in cuts? Really? Any chance that Congress will actually cut something, and then use the savings for say, deficit reduction?
There’s certainly more than a bit of “penny wise, pound foolish” to this administration. Especially since they’re backtracking on accountability for the “stimulus” plan spending – the website won’t be fully functional until spring of 2010, essentially too late to matter to anyone. Which was kind of the point, the point being to waste our money as fast as possible to prop up ACORN and other politically connected groups.
At least the White House Steno pool has their instructions.