Paul Ryan -v- the myth makers

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    "If you’ve been following the debate over the House Republican budget proposed by Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan, you have probably heard that it savagely cuts programs for the poor in order to fund tax cuts for the rich, that its numbers don’t add up, and that in the short run it expands the deficits. These claims, though asserted confidently, either depend on highly contestable assumptions or are demonstrably untrue.

    • David Frum writes in The Week that Ryan’s “debt reduction plan actually increases the debt over the medium term — by even more [than] President Obama’s budget would.”

    The CBO’s actual projections for the Ryan plan show a debt level in 2021 that is $4.7 trillion lower than its projections for Obama’s budgets. Ryan’s plan is designed to rapidly stabilize federal debt as a share of the economy: That percentage peaks in year three and then starts falling. The CBO projections for Obama’s budgets just show the number rising higher and higher over the decade."

    Paul Ryan vs. the Mythmakers - Ramesh Ponnuru - National Review Online
     
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    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh......all-of-a-sudden it's the poor, now, huh....rather than......

    Have you folks (even) started walling-off Ghettos for the poor (or, do they go straight to processing)????

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    the title of the article/thread are butt backwards.

    ryan IS the myth maker. you're just one of the enablers.
     
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    Please explain.... :doubt:
     
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    Has anyone even read the proposal? i find it interesting. It basically replaces the corporate income tax with a form of a VAT. What makes it interesting is that with that compaines can't hide thier tax liability via offshore offices, or creative accounting. You sell it here, the taxes get paid here.

    I know people will think that this is basically a sales tax, and it may be, but you pay right now in product costs for the taxes paid by companies anyway.
     
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    Jillian, I'm always interested in learning something new. Why don't you post the information that you used to arrive at your conclusion. I would like to see how you determined that Paul Ryan, is a myth maker. Researching this topic before you started posting would have saved you much embarrassment. As a matter of fact if you had simple read this article you would have come to an entirely different conclusion. For example you would have learned that even the CBO has stated that Obama's budget will increase the deficit substantially. Ryan's budget will decrease the deficit by over 4 trillion. One good thing did come from Obama's speech. He finally admitted that the USA is in fiscal crisis. He even brought forward the information that the interest on the money we are borrowing will soon top 1 trillion dollars per year. How's that for a warm fuzzy? I can hardly wait to read your reply. :up:
     
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    It's lookin' like Paulie Ryan missed the fine-print......

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    The fact remains the American people dont like the plan.

    does that matter to you?
     
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    It's lookin' like Paulie isn't the ONLY Republican being served-up a.....

     
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