Sunday, August 12, 2012

The 2012 Election Will Be A Test For Social Democracy

Romney's choice of Mitt Romney as his VP candidate makes the issues clear in the 2012 campaign.  Paul Ryan will be the poster child for putting an end to "out of control" government spending.  This article details some of the features that are included in his budget plan that was passed by the GOP House.  Robert Reich calls it social Darwinism.  We will have to wait and see how most Americans react to Paul Ryan when the details of his plan are made apparent.  The Tea Partiers may love the idea of cutting Medicaid, but they won't like his cuts in Medicare.  Its also hard to understand why they like the idea of cutting taxes for the super-rich.  But many of them have been blinded by the misinformation that they are fed on a regular basis by Fox News and talk radio junk.

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