Once again, Representative Paul Ryan deserves credit.
He deserves credit for acknowledging that this country has a serious problem and for putting forth a specific (if yet lacking in crucial details) plan to solve it.
Ryan’s basic premise in his budget proposal is right: If we do nothing, we’re screwed.
You can disagree with how Ryan proposes to solve the problem (and I very much disagree), but at least he’s acknowledging it and offering a solution.
The Democrats, meanwhile, just keep hoping you won’t notice there’s a problem.
For the U.S. to solve its debt and deficit crisis, the head-in-the-sand approach is as cowardly as it is ineffective.
There are hard choices to make.
It’s time both sides acknowledged that, published their respective proposals, and started making them.
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