I'm not a doctor, and I don't play one on TV, but in my practical and real life experience, our Glorious Leader has suffered a psychotic break, and he ain't coming back... With 2015 budget request, Obama will call for an end to era of austerity The "sequester" was bullshit. It consisted of cuts amounting to less than 5% of the budget, and then spread out over 10 years. The cuts were also designed to cause the maximum amount of pain and damage to the populace. Social spending has exploded, yet they are talking cuts to Social Security. Our Glorious leader has overspent an average of $1.5 Trillion every year since being sworn in. And this has been his notion of "austerity"??? Like I said. No touch with reality.