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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Jim Oakland Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:40 PM
I have been complaining about it since 1980 through every congress that spent way too much.

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):