Having avoided the fiscal cliff with a temporary deal in January, the federal government is now facing the so-called sequester, which would trigger $85 billion in automatic spending cuts to the military and domestic programs if lawmakers are unable to reach an agreement by Friday. What do you think?
“I just pray that our elected leaders can come together and make the difficult choices necessary to push this back by another couple of weeks.”
Susan Soffer • Oceanographer
“What’s everyone freaking out about? They’ve got literally dozens of hours left to figure this thing out.”
Josh Rijn • Tamale Maker
“Shit, that reminds me: I’m 23 months behind on rent.”
Leo Pirok • Zipper Setter