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Budget and Deficit

September 20, 2016

If Student Loan Debt Is a 'Crisis,' What Does That Make Mortgage Debt?


Hillary Clinton claims to be very concerned about the number of Americans with student loan debt, but unconcerned about the millions more who have mortgage debt, which raises the question of whether she is only trying to use taxpayer dollars to buy votes.

September 6, 2016

Don't Cry for 'Free' Argentina--It's Finally Doing Something Right


Leftists and unions are protesting against Argentina President Macri because he is cutting government jobs and scaling back government utility subsidies—both of which the U.S. should be doing also.

August 24, 2016

No Surprise in Return of Ballooning Federal Deficits


The sequester spending restraints, pared with reasonable economic growth, could have balanced the budget on autopilot.

August 16, 2016

Surprise! Medicaid Expansion Cost Much More than Projected


The federal government has announced that Obamacare's Medicaid expansion cost much more than it had predicted, and no one was surprised except, apparently, the federal government.

July 22, 2016

The Democratic Convention Will Be a Buffet of Vote-Buying and Phony Promises


This year’s convention is set to be a four-day effort to buy votes with taxpayer and employer money.

July 15, 2016

Deficit Balloons After Washington Busts Sequester Spending Caps


The  White House has announced the federal budget deficit is expected to be $600 billion in 2016, a $162 billion increase from last year. That increase was completely predictable. Federal deficits declined as a result of the budget sequester; but Congress abandoned the sequester. 

July 12, 2016

You Won't Believe How Much Federal Debt Obama Will Leave His Successor


Sometimes being an overachiever isn't a good thing. 

June 21, 2016

Shocker: Number of Federal Employees Nearly the Same After 50 Years


While federal spending, regulations and intrusion are much larger today than they were 50 years ago, the number of federal employees is about the same.

May 31, 2016

These Federal Agencies Spend More Than Most States' Entire GDPs


When a federal agency’s budget is almost the size of New York’s whole economy, we have created a financially unsustainable monster.

May 20, 2016

Letter Regarding Puerto Rico Bankruptcy & Harmful Precedents


Proposed legislation to facilitate Puerto Rico's bankruptcy process continues harmful precedent of throwing investors under the bus but protecting government pension systems.

 

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