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Sequester Cuts Are Dumb, Education Cuts Are Dumber

Sequester Cuts Are Dumb, Education Cuts Are Dumber
Cuts to government spending like the now-reviled “sequester” are not only “dumb” as my colleague Robert Borosage explained this week. They are literally making us dumber. Unfortunately, cuts to essential funds for educating our children aren’t limited to the dreaded sequester.
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Obama to Congress: 'I Am Willing to Work with Anybody to Get This Job Done'

Obama to Congress: 'I Am Willing to Work with Anybody to Get This Job Done'
The bottom line is that Democrats have offered a compromise plan to avoid the sequester, one that is balanced between revenue increases (e.g., by closing tax loopholes which benefit the wealthiest Americans and corporations) and smart - not meat cleaver, like the current sequester calls for - spending cuts.
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War Break: Obama Plays with Preschool Kids

President Obama spent some time playing with four-year-olds on the day he announced a plan pushing preschool for all. He visited the Decatur Community Recreation Center in Decatur, Georgia to make his announcement.
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