The Most Unkindest Cut of All?

In Federal GovernmentSpeak, a “cut” is a decrease in an expected increase.  That is, the budget ALWAYS expands; sometimes, that expansion is not as much as other times; nevertheless, it is still an expansion. Paradoxically, for you and me, a "cut" means having less to spend next year.  The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) yearly analysis [...]