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Questions the GOP Must Explain

HomeschoolEducator Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:11 AM
Carol, I thought you were smarter than that. There was no surplus under Clinton. It was all smoke and mirrors accounting (the same kind of accounting that brought down Enron, by the way). If people don't understand why outspending your income is a problem, then government bankruptcy isn't the real issue; the fact that there are so many materialistic morons that want someone else to pay for their indulgences is the issue.

Paul Ryan is, of course, right -- spending is unsustainable and the USA is on an economic collision course unless some serious changes are made.  But if the GOP wants the public to understand what's at stake, they need to do better at explaining the problem than press releases like this

WASHINGTON—Today, the Congressional Budget Office released its Budget and Economic Outlook, which projected an $845 billion deficit for fiscal year 2013. In response, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin issued the following statement:

“The CBO’s report is yet another warning that we need to get spending...