The ‘GOP Path to Prosperity:’ first reaction.

    Three things immediately leap out at me regarding this first look at the GOP’s long-term budget proposal: As Hot Air put it, everything’s apparently on the table.  Everything.  6.2 trillion cut in spending over the next ten years*; 4.4 trillion cut from the deficit. Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security reform. An implicit promise of an end to ethanol subsidies.  Defense cuts.  Ending the bailout mindset.  Top tax rates | Read More »

    The ‘GOP Path to Prosperity:’ first reaction.

    Three things immediately leap out at me regarding this first look at the GOP’s long-term budget proposal: As Hot Air put it, everything’s apparently on the table.  Everything.  6.2 trillion cut in spending over the next ten years*; 4.4 trillion cut from the deficit. Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security reform. An implicit promise of an end to ethanol subsidies.  Defense cuts.  Ending the bailout mindset.  Top tax rates | Read More »