Okay ... that was then. Let's fast forward to now. Where is the economic collapse? The stock market is booming. Yes, there have been some government program cut-backs, but the sky didn't fall.
In my opinion, the sequester is good for government. It sends a signal that government is subject to "reality economics".
Incidentally, I don't think any part of the government should be exempt. Enforcement, military, shrink them all. I'm tired of my tax bill causing me high blood pressure.
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