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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Buck O Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:42 AM
But our messiah assured us this isn't happening. The CBO must therefore be WRONG!
Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 11:49 AM
Wish I had a dollar for every whopper the messiah has told.....I could buy my own island.

Behold, the projected consequences of four more years.  Philip Klein surveys the wreckage described in the latest comprehensive budget report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (most of these estimates assume an unrealistic "baseline" in which the "doc fix" doesn't happen and various unpopular cuts to Medicare actually go into effect):