This week, the Congressional Budget Office released a new report showing that the Republican tax cuts are going to balloon the deficit by about $1.9 TRILLION dollars. But rather than addressing this issue, Republicans dismissed the report as not that important because, in Republican world, deficits only matter when Democrats are in charge. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced