Sunday, April 26, 2009

Quote of the Day

"Budget Cutting," Obama Style

You have probably heard about President Obama's commitment to cut $100 million in the next 90 days. Sounds like a lot of money, but not in a budget that is approaching $3.5 trillion.

To give you a frame of reference, that's the equivalent of someone earning $35,000 per year cutting $1 from their budget. That's one soda from the soda machine at the office ... quite a sacrifice to come up with in just 90 days...

In my own case, I believe that I am the only State Senator that has proposed more budget cuts than spending every single year for the last seven years... which are all the years that I have been in the Senate.

Senator Ken Cuccinelli II