Guns and Butter
Wednesday, 28 December 2011
"Critique of Ron Paul's Austerity Plan"
with Webster Griffin Tarpley.
Ron Paul's "Plan to Restore America" includes $1 trillion in cuts to the federal budget in one year. We take a look at what this would mean for the American people. Ron Paul is the republican front runner to win the Iowa Caucus on January 3rd, 2012.
NOTE: Tarpley has a long-standing dislike for the Austrian School of economic thought in general, and for Ron Paul in particular, so he basically went into his analysis of Paul's plan with his mind already made up.
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