Originally Posted by jjjayb
Maybe because of this:
You know. A little thing like being required by law?
We're also required by law to prevent American flags from touching the earth. And I'm pretty sure we've allowed a flag or two to slip out of our fingertips from time to time.
In other words, it's not a big deal.
The Obama budget had to be adjusted anyway because the fiscal cliff deal drug on for so long, and that deal set the baseline for whatever budget debate we are/were going to be having.
I agree the President should submit a proposal, but it's not particularly important to any of us in this thread. It's just something a handful of people can decide to be angry about for no good reason.