Saturday, July 23, 2011

Paul Ryan's Budget Not About the Budget... It's About 'Repealing the 20th Century'

The political world will mull over the details of House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) radical budget for months, but as the debate gets underway, it's worth stepping back and appreciating the nature of the discussion.

At the surface, this would appear to be a debate about deficit and debt reduction. After a decade of Republican recklessness, the United States has found itself in a deep fiscal hole, and Ryan's "roadmap" is ostensibly about getting the nation's finances in order, putting us on a sustainable path. Read more

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