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There are several ways to deal with jobs and the deficit. One is that we leave the poor and elderly and sick alone and we begin an era of infrastructure building. The deficit is not the most pressing problem. And by putting people to work bulding infrastructure you will also help small businesses grow. We'll fix our bridges before they fall in the water.
The debt can be taken care of over a longer period of time and will be faciliated by the growth in the economy.
But with the Republicans holding as starving the beast, then the beast,ie, the US governement, will no longer have anything left in it to go on. A few of the uber wealhty will reolocate to the South of France and we will be left as a third world country.