Pathway to prosperity: Prosperity for whom?


Spending on U.S. healthcare as a percentage of...

Spending on U.S. healthcare as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

By Donna Butts – Congressman Paul Ryan recently released his latest budget proposal, which he called the “Pathway to Prosperity.” But if you look at the budget—even though it lacks specifics—you have to wonder, whose pathway to prosperity?

It’s doubtful he’s referring to the majority of Americans who fall in the infamous 99 percent income bracket. For those individuals, this budget could lead to even greater financial insecurity.

Two areas of particular concern are Social Security and Medicare, which could change radically if the “Pathway to Prosperity” is adopted. more> http://is.gd/6iDwHj

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