• • The Ryan budget is about ideology, not finances
Jay Bookman, Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jay Bookman Paul Ryan | [Paul] Ryan makes it quite clear that much of the burden of his proposed $4.6 trillion in budget cuts is intended to fall on the poor. Not to worry, though. It will be good for them [....]. [W]e see the Randian implication that government assistance creates poverty, and that withdrawal of assistance will reduce poverty.