My friends, this is evil! There is no other word for it. And making it all the more so is the effective collusion between Wall Street, the Republican Party, the White House, and the press, all of which would have us believe these cuts are necessary. This is hubris! It is a lie! And it is unconsionable!
The article below gives details. Why are we the American people so seemingly somnolent? I think it is a combination of misunderstanding, and something like an intellectual hang-over or overload. It is going to take a long time to unravel all that has been these last twelve years. The post-9/11 period will surely be rated along with the period following the sinking of the Maine as being a time of oligarchical bluster, and plutocratic putrescence* of the highest order.
*state of being morally corrupt.
Important Information on the Origins of the "Sequestration" Controversy
Anti-Debt Campaign Has Wall Street Roots