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Monday, November 29, 2010

Deficit reduction: Liberal alternatives

Posted By on Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 6:37 AM

There is a way to reduce the deficit that isn't built on the backs of the middle class. A New York Times article outlines a plan from the liberal end of the deficit reduction commission. There'd be taxes for the rich, more Social Security contributions from higher incomes, reductions in payments to doctors and hospitals and a public option health coverage plan, more stimulus spending, a carbon tax. Dreaming, yes.

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