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7 types of people the sequester will affect

Published: Tuesday, March 5 2013 10:34 a.m. MST

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About 800,000 employees who work for the pentagon potentially face unpaid leave after sequestration takes effect.
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Kathy.
Iowa, Iowa

Cut less then 3% of growth in federal spending and the world comes crashing down. I don't think so.

Obama Koolaid.

They could probably just find another copy paper or toilet paper provider and cut the same amount of increased spending.

techpubs
Sioux City, IA

We have to remember that this not cutting the actual spending, but is cutting the allocated growth in spending.
In other words it's a situation of we planned to spend $800 billion more this year than last year, but the sequestration will only allow us to spend $715 billion more than last year.
Those of us who are happy to have a job cannot plan to spend more than last year until we actually receive the money from our employer. However the Gov't plans to spend more before they receive any additional revenue and adds to the Nat'l Debt if it isn't there.

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