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We need more reduction

Dear Editor,
The Budget Control Act of 2011 established spending caps to reduce the federal deficit by $.9 trillion over the next 10 years.
The congressional super committee is tasked with identifying at least $1.5 trillion in additional savings or new tax revenue by Nov. 23, for a total reduction of over $2 trillion.
But the Government Accountability Office determined that even this level of deficit reduction is not sufficient to ensure sustainability. 
Last December the report of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, also known as the Bowles-Simpson plan, recommended steps to reduce the federal deficit ...

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