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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 12:23 PM
You work, you get paid for your efforts. Free markets are the best system EVER INVENTED, and has led to the most prosperity for everyone. Even the poor here have creature comforts that third world countries don't have despite one's wealth. If you think otherwise, then you don't know the history of failure associated with socialism and all it's brothers.

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):