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There is no deficit crisis

David Leonhardt explains it as simply and clearly as I’ve seen.


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  1. Aaron Read

    Jon Stewart touched on this same topic, and in his usual deftly humorous way, last night with “Ryan’s Private Savings”.—republican-deficit-plan?xrs=share_copy

    Basically, if you just let the Bush-era tax cuts expire, you’d achieve about the same level of deficit reduction that Ryan’s plan does. Just without the total dismantling of Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security.

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