Fixing the Deficit is Not Rocket Science
by Craig Jennings, 5/23/2011
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