http://www.alternet.org/newsandview...how_he'll_cut_government_spending/#paragraph3 Exactly what does "balanced budget" mean? Unless there is accounting fraud the left side of the balance sheet always equals the right side. Does a family who makes payments on a mortgage have a balanced budget? One of my kids is a civilian supervising employee of the Navy and doesn't make close to $120K/year. Does Sen Elect Paul know the difference between average (mean) and median? Without knowing both numbers either number is not very meaningful.