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Hurling itself off successive cliffs, Congress shows dysfunction. Linda Bilmes, February 22, 2013, Opinion. "President Obama called for “smarter government” in his State of the Union address. But Congress is about to enact $85 billion in across-the-board budget cuts that could be called “dumber government.” The so-called sequester is the latest fiasco as the country lurches from one budget crisis to the next. It would force government agencies to cut the biggest, most visible items in the budget, like the size of the Army. It would also cut long-term investments in people and research..." Link Verified October 12, 2014