Posted by: arnegrim | March 31, 2011

Budget cuts = Math magic

“…Under Biden’s math, the White House is conceding $73 billion in cuts from Obama’s requests, which contained increases never approved by Congress…”

So, in order to calculate how much you’re cutting from the budget… first you determine how much you want to ADD to the budget… and include those unrealized increases in your cuts.

‘I spent $100 on entertainment last month… this month I would like to spend $200… but I guess I’ll cut $150 from my entertainment budget and spend only $50.’



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