Monday, July 18, 2011

Taking Passing Note

The only reason I'm even marking the debt reduction proposal that Senator Tom Coburn (R-idiculous) is making is to keep an eye on the reaction his fellow Republicans have to it.
He calls for $9 trillion dollars in debt reduction, with $1 trillion coming from what we might euphemistically call "revenue enhancements." One-ninth. The rest comes from spending cuts.
Let's see what happens.