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CBPP: ‘Policy Basics: Where Do Federal Tax Revenues Come From?’

“The three main sources of federal tax revenue are individual income taxes, payroll taxes, and corporate income taxes. Other sources of tax revenue include excise taxes, the estate tax, and other taxes and fees.” From the Center on Budget & Policy … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: Q&A With Brian Lamb- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: ‘A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America’

“Thomas Allen Coburn (March 14, 1948 – March 28, 2020) was an American politician and physician. A Republican, he was a United States Representative and later a United States Senator from Oklahoma. Coburn was elected to the United States House … Continue reading

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Dan Mitchell: ‘Reckless and Irresponsible- President Trump: Is Making Big Government Even Bigger’: The Death of Fiscal Conservatism?

“A few months later, I concluded that the answer was no. Trump – like Bush and Nixon – was a big-government Republican. I wish that I was wrong. But if you look at the budget deal he approved last year, … Continue reading

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CNBC: Squawk Box- Maya MacGuineas- ‘The Debt Limit Deal is The Worst Budget in History’

Source:The New Democrat  “Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the budget deal brokered between the White House and Congress, which raises the debt ceiling.” Watch the interview at CNBC … Continue reading

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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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The Daily Beast: Opinion- Brian Riedl: ‘We’re $16 Trillion in The Hole- Democrats Want To Burry Us $42 Trillion Deeper’

Source:The New Democrat  The Democratic Party is clearly not just moving Left, at least at the activist and grassroots level, but I would argue they’re movie Far-Left. It would be one thing if Democrats were moving from let’s say from … 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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The Week: ‘Mick Mulvaney- Says Nobody Cares About The Deficit: He Used To Care A lot’

Source:The New Democrat The title of this piece is very important, because before Mick Mulvaney became White House Chief of Staff and even before he was Director of Management and Budget at the White House, he was a U.S Representative … 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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Reason: Hit & Run- Matt Welch- Republicans: ‘We Have To Cut Taxes Because We’re Too Cowardly To Cut Spending’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat According to Wikipedia. ‘Fiscal conservatism is the economic philosophy of prudence in government spending and debt. Fiscal Conservatives advocate the avoidance of deficit spending, the reaction of overall government spending … Continue reading

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