Shutdown or no, there's no way these itty bitty cuts are going to make any difference whatsoever for the deficit. What needs to be cut is overspending on defense in particular. There is so much waste and fraud there it's ridiculous, and endemic.

And also, super-rich people hello! Pay your fair share in taxes and stop tax-sheltering your money in Swiss bank accounts. If the top 1% own 50% of the wealth in this nation, and the rest of us are making do with the remaining 50% the more top-heavy the system becomes, the more America will look and feel like a 3rd world country.
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