Haha...here comes the Repubs' weasling!

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    Jan 06, 2011 12:11 AM GMT
    "WASHINGTON -- The GOP "budget cut" numbers are getting squishier by the minute. At least it seemed that way in the hallways of the Capitol on a ceremonial first day of swearing-ins, family photo ops and back-slapping goodwill.

    Republicans campaigned coast to coast on, among other things, a promise to cut $100 billion out of the federal budget.

    But now they are talking about cuts as slim as $30 billion, blaming the change on the fine print that no one read -- or if they read, did not understand.

    It turns out the $100-billion figure meant $100 billion from a budget that President Barack Obama proposed, which was never passed. And now that the fiscal year is nearly half over, well, there's just no way ...

    And over in the Senate, a top GOP aide told me that the real bottom line is a max of $30 billion for the rest of this fiscal year. ..."

    The Huffington Post
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    Jan 06, 2011 12:44 AM GMT
    Tehy promice to kut edjewcation.