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Budget and Deficit

September 27, 2023

How to Judge Governors Running for President

Governors create a fiscal record that can help voters decide who might make the most fiscally responsible president.

September 19, 2023

Government Shutdown Lessons for the GOP

Shutdowns tend to be a political loser for Republicans—and the country. Here’s why.

September 19, 2023

What Would Federal Debt Be Without Pandemic Fraud?

It might be easier to reach a government-funding agreement had the government not spent so much over the past few years, and had fraud and waste been much lower.

August 15, 2023

Joe Biden, Deficit King

Biden wants credit for reducing the federal deficit even as his big spending policies are increasing the deficit.

June 27, 2023

Is the 'Budget Sequester' Back? We Can Hope

In 2011 Congress created a "budget sequester" mechanism to force it to control spending. The new Fiscal Responsibility Act has, surprisingly, also included a budget sequester.

May 23, 2023

The Left Will Drag Out Any Law, However Irrelevant, to Push Their Agenda

Progressives are once again scavenging for old laws they claim would allow the president to do what he wants, in this case the 14th Amendment.

April 18, 2023

This May Be Biden's Most Egregious Taxpayer Giveaway Yet

The EPA is handing out taxpayer dollars to groups to help them train environmental justice groups to ask for even more taxpayer dollars.

March 23, 2023

The Worst of the Biden Tax Increases

There are a number of candidates for the title of "Worst Tax Increases" in Biden's new tax proposals. Here's my two worst options.

March 21, 2023

Modern Monetary Theory, RIP

Modern Monetary Theory has been put to the test thanks to President Biden and the Democrats. How's that working for us?

March 21, 2023

If the Government Cut Medicare Fraud, It Wouldn't Have to Cut Medicare

The federal government estimates that 7.5 percent of spending on traditional Medicare in 2022 was for “improper payments,” which includes both fraud and errors in billing. For Medicaid, it was 15.6 percent.

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