His budget implies that after three decades the federal government will have no money to spend on health research, education, highways, airports, and other infrastructure, the Food and Drug Administration and most other activities that we associate with the federal government. His budget has money for Social Security, Medicare and other health programs and the Defense Department. That's it.
Numbers Don't Lie
This is not a vicious anti-Ryan attack coming from hyper-partisan Democrats. This is what the analysis of his budget by the non-partisan CBO shows. It's right there in the fifth row of Table 2.
strat, having had a few cups of coffee and/or sweet tea with Bill at various times '79-90, I can say that indeed, Bill knows the arithmetic that creates jobs and wealth for communities. Regardless of any of his past shortcomings over the years, all of which were known to people in Arkansas by 1986...