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Paul Ryan: 'Stop Measuring Compassion by How Much We Spend'

Agent Crawfish Wrote: May 08, 2012 6:33 PM
"For some reason or another" ..... hmmmmm can't imagine!

Ever since President George W. Bush used the phrase "compassionate conservatism" as a justification for his domestic policies that were heavier on spending, the political world has complacently allowed "compassion" to be conflated with "spending." Washington has injected trillions of dollars -- and a heck of a lot of good intent -- into programs designed to help the poor, the vulnerable, and the sick, while calls for an evaluation of how that money is spent are met with villification.

Just look at Rep. Paul Ryan. After he introduced a budget that would curb...