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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Jim Oakland Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:44 PM
I am so tired of hearing that lie. Reagan was concerned about the debt and only said it didn't matter in reference to bending the cost curve down over time. We are way past that now. It is time to slash the budget and stop over printing money.

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):