True-even Ryan's "Budget cuts" are merely reductions from some imaginary planned growth.
There will be no change until we First: Freeze all government hiring-no replacements for retirees, resignations, etc. (we all know there is waste in all gov. agencies, organizations and departments). Eventually gov bureaucrats will have to give up some programs because they won't work 10-12 hours a day to keep managing them. Second: Freeze Government budget at some level (pick a year). Let managers prioritize programs in their organizations to stay within budget limits. Reward managers who perform mission under budget with increases equal to half the savings. Punish inefficient managers by keeping their budgets constant Apply savings to reduce debt