Tag Archives: Federal Deficit

Still Waiting For That Pony

Daily Caller: Republican activists laughed at President’s Barack Obama’s claim that his new laundry list of spending programs won’t add 10 cents to the deficit. “Nothing I’m proposing tonight should increase our deficit by a single dime,” Obama told the … Continue reading

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Sequester Of Doom?

Dan Pfeiffer at the White House blog: Solving the Sequester: The Facts With less than three weeks before devastating, across the board cuts – the so-called “sequester” – are slated to hit, affecting our national security, job creation and economic … Continue reading

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Problem? What Problem?

Pelosi: It’s really a false argument to say we have a spending problem Well, I think that sequestration is a bad idea all around. … The fact is, we’ve had plenty of spending cuts. … What we need is growth. … Continue reading

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Fix The Problem, Not The Blame

The first step is admitting you have a problem. That is the foundation of all recovery programs. We have a problem. We spend money like Michelle Obama on taxpayer-funded vacation. Even worse, forty cents out of every dollar we spend … Continue reading

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The Trillion Dollar Coin Trick

If you’ve lost Stephen Colbert . . .

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Who Are The Crazy Ones Here?

Kevin Drum, discussing the Trillion Dollar Coin Trick: But put that aside for a moment. I want to ask something else: is this really the road liberals want to go down? Do we really want to be on record endorsing … Continue reading

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Weimar Economics

Paul Krugman: Be Ready To Mint That Coin Should President Obama be willing to print a $1 trillion platinum coin if Republicans try to force America into default? Yes, absolutely. He will, after all, be faced with a choice between … Continue reading

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