Skip to comments.Democrats Deride Ryan Budget
Posted on 04/10/2012 9:40:50 AM PDT by John Semmens
Wisconsins Republican Representative Paul Ryans efforts to put the federal government budget on a track to balance in the next decade was widely criticized by Democrats.
This budget is not a statement of our national values, said Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif). It represents a bleak future for America, said Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md). It is antithetical to our entire history, said President Obama.
Statistical analysis reveals that Ryans budget spends 46% more in inflation-adjusted dollars than Democratic President Bill Clintons last budget. It also would put federal spending at 22.2% of gross domestic output vs. the Clinton budgets 18.2%.
Unfazed, Pelosi pointed out that Ryans budget still would deny the federal government access to nearly 78% of the nations wealth. Too much of our resources would be left in private hands. Its just another cynical ploy aimed at blocking the Presidents program of hope and change.
Hoyer seconded Pelosis lament alleging that It would starve the government of the funds it needs to transform our society. In many European countries the governments share of the output is well over 50%. Under Ryans plan we wouldnt even reach half that amount.
America has been on a march from selfish individualism toward collective solidarity for over 200 years, Obama contended. I have set steps in motion that would serve to accelerate the pace of this march. In this regard, Ryans proposal that we slow down would needlessly condemn yet another generation to alienating individualism. I say the suffering has already gone on way too long.
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We chuckle at this but, sadly, this is closer to real life thinking of these people than satire
Another excellent example of the Leftist mindset John. Good one.
Pelosis lament alleging that It would starve the government of the funds it needs to transform our society
Got it?for democrats it’s socialism or nothing.
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