May 27, 2017

Spending Debate: Long on Talk, Short on Details

January 17, 2013
Mohave Valley Daily News (Associated Press)


“Talking about cutting entitlements in the abstract is popular,” said Bob Bixby of the Concord Coalition, which advocates balanced budgets. But when it becomes clear that people’s future Social Security and Medicare benefits might be trimmed, he said, “they say, ‘Whoa, wait!’ ”