Getting Specific: How to Fix the Budget
While the threats from budget deficits as far as the eye can see and a ballooning national debt are on the public's mind, there is still too little discussion about how to actually fix the problems. In fact, when it comes to specifics, most politicians are more likely to embrace changes that would make the deficit situation worse, not better.
At this policy forum, notable members of Congress and expert panelists discussed a number of specific solutions to help fix the problem. Topics included defense cuts, Social Security, healthcare, and tax policy.
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