Cantor’s Compassionate Conservativism

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Monday that if Congress passes an emergency spending bill to help Missouri’s tornado victims, the extra money will have to be cut from somewhere else.

“If there is support for a supplemental, it would be accompanied by support for having pay-fors to that supplemental,” Mr. Cantor, Virginia Republican, told reporters at the Capitol. The term “pay-fors” is used by lawmakers to signal cuts or tax increases used to pay for new spending.

And meanwhile, the GOP is gutting the funding for the NOAA Weather Satellite that could forewarn of incidents like the tornado that hit Joplin.

(Think Progress)

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  2. The term “pay-fors” is used by lawmakers to signal cuts or tax increases used to pay for new spending.

    Tax increases?

    I’m guessing the goopers have a shorter definition of “pay-fors” these days”: cuts in spending for people we don’t care about, aka 98% of you.
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  3. PWL says:

    Cantor’s just proving–once again–that he’s an overprivileged, arrogant little Yuppie prick…

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