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Paul Ryan: America Deserves A Better Path

Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan will announce to the public next week the GOP budget proposal. In advance of that, he’s released the below video, a “trailer”, highlighting the importance of what is happening in Congress right now. h/t Philip Klein.

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan of Wisconsin previews next week’s FY2013 budget proposal.

You know, I was here — in Congress — in 2008 when we had the economic crisis. It was a terrible time. Millions of people lost their jobs. Trillions of dollars of wealth: gone.

That crisis caught us by surprise.

Let me ask you a question: what if your President, your Senator and your Congressman knew it was coming? What if they knew when it was going to happen, why it was going to happen and more importantly, what if they knew what they needed to do to stop it from happening and they had the time to stop it? But they chose to do nothing about it, because it wasn’t good politics?

What would you think of that person? It would be immoral.

This coming debt crisis is the most predictable crisis we’ve ever had in this country. And look what’s happening.

This is why we’re acting. This is why we’re leading. This is why we’re proposing – and passing out of the House – a budget to fix this problem: so we can save our country for ourselves and our children’s future.

… what more is there to say?

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