Skip to comments.Ryan Budget Gets Mixed Reviews
Posted on 04/06/2014 10:07:07 AM PDT by John Semmens
This week Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis) presented a 10-year federal budget that would slowly reduce the rate of growth in government spending. His proposal was blasted from both sides of the political spectrum.
Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin lambasted its timidity, arguing that adding more spending now and postponing any slow down in the spending rate to the future ensures a continued accumulation of debt. The hope that some future Congress will have the courage to rein-in runaway spending is not a satisfactory trade-off for refusing to tackle the current spending binge.
President Obama called the Ryan budget a stinkburger prepared by a poopyhead.
MSNBCs Chris Matthews, self-proclaimed arbiter of political etiquette, characterized these contrasting views as a measure of the deplorable state into which our public discourse has fallen. That a disgraced former vice-presidential candidate is even allowed to comment is an affront to the nations dignity. It is an intolerable distraction from the brevity and eloquence of the presidents more subtly nuanced views. Views, I might add, that merit a deeper form of respect than they are currently receiving from my peers.
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As I have said before, John, there is far more truth in your farces than there is in your average MSM report.
I saw this several minutes ago, and I'm still laughing....
It should. It is worthless and more of the same. No meat. Just push the problem down the road.
I know this here is satire, but as for the plan “Ryan’s Hope” itself, it’s interesting that both Sarah Palin and Barack Obama don’t like it.
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