I predict this is the conversation Congress and the President are going to be having once they get back from their lengthy vacations. Not hard to predict given they had the same conversation last year and changed nothing.
If the secular left were as concerned about a politician’s basic math skills as they are his or her views on evolution and global warming, our government might not currently be facing this massive budget busting debt.
Okay, I realize that in the end this isn’t so fun; especially given yesterday’s disastrous events. But the very fine political blog Powerline (Minnesota boys, of course) had a contest for $100,000 dollars to the individual or group that could produce a creative piece that would best explain in ordinary terms the current economic crisis – and this video is the winner of the prize. Personally I am not sure it is the best of the lot, but I think it does a very straight-forward job of explaining how we got into the economic mess we are in for persons who might otherwise not follow a discussion on economic policy.
The biggest advantage the Paul Ryan budget solution plan has over other plans?
There are no other budget solution plans.