PERMANENT UPDATE: I SEEM TO HAVE TAPPED INTO THE REAL NEWS PERMANENT LINK, SO WHAT YOU SEE HERE WILL CHANGE EACH DAY TO THE NEXT REAL NEWS NETWORK INTERVIEW OR STORY. SINCE IT IS ONE OF THE BEST OLD-STYLE JOURNALISTIC WORK BEING DONE TODAY, I DECIDED TO LET IT RUN
The undeniably extraordinary U.S. fiscal deficit is being leveraged into a frightening armageddon by Ron Paul libertarians, Tea Party fanatics in need of anger management, deficit hawk Blue Dogs, and Republicans seeking political brownie points against Obama while beating the no-tax-no-entitlements drum. The Real News has started a series of interviews on the deficit, and Republican attempts to privatize Social Security and reduce entitlements in general as a way to "solve" the problem. Watch this video clip (be patient with the brief opening plea for support).
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