Fixing the Deficit is Not Rocket Science

by Craig Jennings, 5/23/2011

Seriously.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities paints a pretty clear picture.

It doesn't require a gang, a commission, mediated talks, or a grand bargain. Here's a simple guide to fixing the deficit.

1. Let the Bush-era tax cuts expire
2. End the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
3. Get the economy moving

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