Thursday, May 5, 2011

The McCaskill/Corker spending cap

Robert Rich explains "Lipstick on a pig plan"

The Republicons want to destroy MediCare and Social Security,
here is their latest plan.  Instead of raising revenues or defining specific cuts to programs , its a plan that mandates  "generic spending cuts".  That just means those without any political clout get their benefits cut:  the poor, the retired, women and minorities.  We need to raise revenues not cut the social safety net.

Dean Baker's post about the plan

Robert Rich's post about the plan on his blog

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