Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Understanding the Republican budget proposal

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities provides two charts that convey in vivid terms just about all you need to know about the Paul Ryan/Republican budget proposal that Romney endorses.  They convey one message.  The Republicans are proposing a form of Social Darwinism that will drastically cut spending on programs for the working class and the poor in order to give huge tax breaks to the rich that go far beyond the regressive Bush tax cuts.  Here are the charts.  Show them to your Republican friends and ask them how they can justify that these tax and spending cuts are fair and equitable.  Answer:  They aren’t.

Read more about the damage the Republican budget proposal does and see the complete charts at these links:

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