You Fix the Budget

You Fix the Budget


When the Times asked readers to complete an online you-fix-the-deficit
puzzle, over a million people checked it out, and thousands responded.
The most popular option: cut the military budget to less than its size
before Iraq. Other brilliant ideas: tax on soda and higher tax on
alcohol. You can still partake: details here.


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