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Questions the GOP Must Explain

natch Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:44 AM
Well, I don't love Paul Ryan nor do I wish him to be President. He is NOT the fiscal conservative's answer to resolving our economic problems having voted for TARP and just about all the other bailout programs. But having said that I agree with you on the GOP's responsibility in explaining why a deficit is unsustainable. I wish you had taken a stab at it.
Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:51 AM
Get over it, Ryan is a conservative and man who understand economics better than almost anyone....and it ain't Keynes he follows either.
natch Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 9:57 AM

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...