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Will the furloughs of civilian defense employees save us from the fiscal cliff?

No. Fulltime government jobs, perhaps even entire agencies, must be cut altogether to make a real difference.
67% (823 votes)
No, but it's a step in the right direction.
16% (191 votes)
Yes, but only temporarily, until Congress agrees on a new solution.
10% (121 votes)
Yes because furloughs will show federal agencies how much money can be saved by reducing costs without eliminating personnel.
7% (87 votes)
Total votes: 1222

 

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