Cut Deficit, But Not On Backs Of Needy
politico.com — Yes. We must address the very serious problem of a $16 trillion national debt and a $1 trillion federal deficit. But at this pivotal moment in American history, it’s essential that we understand how we got into this deficit crisis in the first place and who was responsible for it. More important, we must address the deficit in a way that is fair and does not balance the budget on the backs of the elderly, the children, the sick and the poor — people who are already hurting.