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Prof. Antony Davies: “What Can We Cut to Balance the Budget?”

October 23, 2012

In some respects this presentation by Prof. Antony Davies is a frightening video because it certainly challenges some presuppositions some of us have about the role of government.  The notes on YouTube say:

If the U.S. government cut all government services except Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and payments on the debt, federal spending would still outpace revenues. Prof. Antony Davies argues that there are not specific cuts that will enable government to balance the budget. He says, “Nothing less than a redesign will solve this problem.” That redesign should begin by determining what the proper role of government is.

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