Includes statements by: John M. Spratt, Jr., Chmn., House Comm. on the Budget; Paul Ryan, ranking minority member, House Comm. on the Budget; Adrian Smith, a Rep. in Congress from the State of Nebraska; Peter R. Orszag, Dir., Congressional Budget Office (CBO); Linda J. Bilmes, Kennedy School of GovAit., Harvard Univ.; and Amy Belasco, Specialist in U.S., Defense Policy and Budget, Congressional Research Service (CRS). Addendum: Majority and minority slides presented during the hearing.Without disputing the $2.4 trillion as a significant sum, I would point out that that comparison does suffer from the flaw that the $4.7 trillion is in ... That is what happens when you do not pay for something and you use the government credit card.
|Title||:||Growing Budgetary Costs of the Iraq War|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2009-01-01|