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Bruce Bartlett On The GOP Attempt To Make Sure Tax Cuts Don't Count

07 Feb 2012
Posted by Stan Collender

Over at Economix, CG&G alum Bruce Bartlett does a very nice job explaining how House Republicans are trying to change the congressional budget process so that cutting taxes is never a problem no matter what damage that would do to the deficit and national debt.

Here's the money quote:

...the Republican effort is just a smokescreen to incorporate phony-baloney factors into revenue estimates to justify unlimited tax cutting. How soon before the C.B.O. is required to incorporate estimates from the right-wing Heritage Foundation in its calculations?



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