April 6, 2012

Ryan vs. Obama: Conflicting Budget Visions

Michael Tanner, The Fiscal Times

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With his speech to news editors and executives this week, President Obama has made it clear that he plans to run a starkly ideological campaign, contrasting his vision for the future of the country with that of his Republican opponents. And, he plans to make the Republican budget, written by rising GOP star Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and embraced by presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, exhibit one in that contrast. It would be worthwhile therefore to actually compare that budget with the one proposed by the president.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Paul Ryan, Federal Budget


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