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SEQUESTER: Kilmer offers little but hand-wringing

Re: “Why Congress must replace across-the-board budget cuts” (Viewpoint, 3-19).

The sequester is the result of neither party’s leadership willing to publicly declare their bBudget priorities, compromise and then agree on how those priorities will be funded. We can all agree the consequences are unfortunate, but Congressman Derek Kilmer’s Viewpoint does nothing to advance the debate.

In fact there is no mention of a single program Kilmer might find deserving of some pruning or modest realignment. He simply wrings his hands over the consequences of Congress’ inability to get something done.

He is there. What is he personally doing

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