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    Things you should know about vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan
image: Buzzfeed VP Newsletter
Gawker: Ryan’s budget plan inspires lists like this and in Paul Krugman’s case, descriptions like “inconceivably cruel.” His cuts to the top income tax rate and the corporate tax return $3 trillion in revenue to the top earners. Ezra Klein breaks it down thus: in addition to cutting the “$1.5 trillion that the Affordable Care Act uses to purchase health insurance for 30 million Americans… it cuts Medicaid and related health programs by $770 billion—which is to say, by about a third.” It then adds $200 billion in Medicare cuts. But that leaves out the Paul Ryan mathemagic…
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    Things you should know about vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan

    image: Buzzfeed VP Newsletter

    Gawker: Ryan’s budget plan inspires lists like this and in Paul Krugman’s case, descriptions like “inconceivably cruel.” His cuts to the top income tax rate and the corporate tax return $3 trillion in revenue to the top earners. Ezra Klein breaks it down thus: in addition to cutting the “$1.5 trillion that the Affordable Care Act uses to purchase health insurance for 30 million Americans… it cuts Medicaid and related health programs by $770 billion—which is to say, by about a third.” It then adds $200 billion in Medicare cuts. But that leaves out the Paul Ryan mathemagic…

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