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Obama warns sequestration cuts will hurt non-existent federal department

US President Barack Obama speaks during a prayer breakfast in the East Room of the White House April 4, 2012 in Washington, DC. The White House hosted the breakfast interfaith representatives to celebrate Easter. Credit: AFP/Getty Images

If you have been following the debate over sequestration at all, you're likely familiar with President Obama's extreme scare campaign, warning that homes will burn and children will starve -- you know, all while the country's wealthiest giggle over champagne and caviar.  Among these, the president has also used a report from the Office of Management and Budget -- a report that warns the National Drug Intelligence Center could lose $2 million from its $20 million budget.

There's just one problem: the NDIC doesn't exist anymore.  As Reason's Matt Riggs points out, this federal agency shuttered its doors last June.  

"Might there be other errors in the OMB's report?" Riggs wonders.

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