Tag Archives: Federal Budget

FOX Business: Bulls & Bears- David Asman: National Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion

Source:The New Democrat From FOX Business: David Asman- National Debt Surpasses $22 Trillion ““Bulls & Bears” panel on how the U.S. national debt surpassed $22 trillion and whether the drop in tax revenues will be blamed on President Trump. FOX Business … Continue reading

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Peter G. Peterson Foundation: Why The National Debt Matters

Source:The New Democrat For anyone who tries to tell you that deficits and the national debt don’t matter, whether they’re Socialists on the Left or supply Neoconservatives on the Right, ask them one question: “then why do we need taxes … Continue reading

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HBO: George Carlin- Balance The Budget: Concentration Camps For Outsiders

Source: The New Democrat George Carlin’s comedic approach ( that’s right, I don’t actually think he’s serious here ) to balancing the budget reminds me of a Twilight Zone episode where Jack Warden, plays a convicted murderer who is sentenced … Continue reading

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Economic Policy Journal: Veronique De Rugy- Stop Calling The GOP The Party of Small Government

Source: The New Democrat Listening to Republicans today talk about the need for limited government and limiting the size as well as growth of government, is like talking and listening to a 400 pound man ( perhaps in New Jersey, … Continue reading

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Fix The Debt: 6 Things That Congress Should Do As It Considers The Federal Budget & Government Spending

.Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat “The Fix the Debt Campaign is bringing together Americans from all walks of life and from across the country to get the national debt under control. Learn more and join … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

  Source: CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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