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Rand Paul’s “Monstrous” and “Nasty” Budget Got 16 More Votes than Obama’s Budget

D G Wrote: May 18, 2012 8:32 AM
Don't vote for the Defici-crats.
MoreFreedom Wrote: May 18, 2012 4:39 PM
The only people who aren't deficit promoters are the Pauls and libertarians. Even Paul Ryan's budget (which is getting praise from the RINOs) doesn't balance until 2040; thus, the debt continues to grow and get bigger until then.
Barbara1247 Wrote: May 18, 2012 5:44 PM
It speaks volumes about our representatives that a budget that deals with the reality of our fiscal situation garners only 16 votes. If the politicians refuse to address the problem, economic reality will do it for us long before 2040.

A few months ago, I wrote some very nice things about a budget plan put together by Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, noting that:

Senator Paul and his colleagues are highlighting the fact that the plan generates a balanced budget in just five years. That’s a good outcome, but it should be a secondary selling point. All the good results in the plan – including the reduction in red ink and the flat tax – are made possible because the overall burden of federal spending is lowered.

Not surprising, one of the columnists at the Washington Post has a different...

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