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CBO: Debt Spiral Deepening, Health Costs Soaring

Steve1579 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:14 PM
What budget? Hasn't been one for 4 years, now.
alphonsejones Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 1:17 PM
not entirely true

the repubs under Boehner have passed budgets and sent them to the senate where old senile reid refused to hold hearings on them

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):