Craig Eyermann | Monday September 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM PST | Comments Off on The Silence of the Deficit Hawks
The U.S. government did something in August 2018 that it has never done before. It spent $433 billion in taxpayer and borrowed dollars in a single month!
Tags: budget deficit, CBO, federal government, spending, Washington
Robert Higgs | Saturday April 3, 2010 at 11:40 AM PST | 2 Comments
Cherry blossoms in Washington bathe frightful deeds in springtime beauty. – Firms too big to fail savor scent of roses from Treasury’s garden. – No systemic risk too dark a cloud for Congress to make darker still. – Government jobs cause illusion of revival – mirage in desert. – Big banks take their ease...
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Tags: Bailouts, Bernanke, Business, Corporatism, Corruption, Economics, Employment, Fascism, federal government, Federal Reserve, Government subsidies, Money and Banking, Obama, Politics, statism, The State, Unemployment, Washington
William Shughart | Friday February 12, 2010 at 7:08 AM PST | 4 Comments
The nation’s capital was buried in snow over the past week by two massive storms that blanketed the District of Columbia and much of the East Coast. Baltimore, New York, Philadelphia and countless other cities and towns likewise were hit hard by stiff Arctic winds and record-setting accumulations of the white stuff. But the...
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Tags: Budget and Tax Policy, Lost Productivity, Snowmageddon, Washington