The Washington Post thinks it's spoiling the ending of the budget negotiations. According to the Post, "No matter what the outlines are for a final agreement to lift the debt ceiling, the deal will include cuts to some of the nation’s major entitlement programs: Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security." Over at Beat the Press, Dean Baker takes the Post to task for the comment as well as some of their claims about a cost-of-living adjustment.

 survey banner

subscribe today!

Site Maintenance

"The CEPR website currently takes longer to load than usual. We hope to have this and other issues addressed shortly. While this much needed site maintenance is taking place, our content is still available so please continue to slooowwwly surf the pages of our site. Thank you for your patience."