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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Petrus64 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 4:48 PM
"They have no way to pay the bond holders back. Unlike the feds, they can't print money" Yes, Ben's Brilliant Plan... Keep on Printing. Pretty soon, Valerie will have to charge $10,000 for her street corner services.
Buck O Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 4:55 PM
I think allitard will still only get a quarter, though.
george washington Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 4:52 PM
...and the ten large won't buy a six-pack of PBR.

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):