As the Obama budget deficit rockets ever skyward, more phony "savings" are declared by the White House. Last time, our intelligence was insulted by the "$100 million" in savings. (President Obama, Please Don't Insult Our Intelligence - 4/21/09)
This time it's $17 billion in "savings", versus a projected budget deficit of $1.8 trillion. And most of those "savings" will never come to pass, because they represent budget items that President Bush attempted to cut but which the Democrat Congress retained.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs sure was right the other day when he called the place a circus!
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