1. A tax cut that is revenue neutral. Therefore you get no new revenue towards lowering the deficit from tax policy; you only break even. 2. Increase defense spending. Therefore you ADD to the deficit, you don't lower it. 3. Take Medicare off the table for 10 years. That's the Romney/Ryan promise. Therefore you get no savings on Medicare spending. 4. Take Social Security off the table for 5 years. That's an estimate based on Romney's promise not to touch SS for anyone retired or near retirement. Therefore you get no savings from Social Security. ...with all that as pre-conditions, Tell us how Romney/Ryan balance the budget.