Tag: federal deficit
For Pete’s Sake, Ensure Tax Fairness for the Workers

In a truly fair system, workers would get their own money first, and everybody would pay the same marginal rate.

Booming Spending Outweighs Record Tax Collections

Where the primary cause of the U.S. government’s growing deficits and national debt is concerned, it’s the spending, stupid!

Government Thinking Versus the Real World

Federal spending hits highest level since bank bailout and Obama stimulus.

Congress’ New “PAYGO” Rule

An excuse to raise taxes on the American people.

Leviathan and the Budget Deficit

Treasury department’s new graphic helps explain deficit.

The Return of Trillion Dollar Deficits

Federal Student Loan program driving national debt.

The Fiscal Impact of President Trump’s Tax Cuts

Not fully paying for themselves nor “exploding” the deficit.

The Jason Lewis Show Interviews Emily Skarbek on the Government Cost Calculator

Dr. Emily Skarbek, Director of the Government Cost Calculator was interviewed on the nationally syndicated radio program, “The Jason Lewis Show” (Premiere Radio Networks). In the program, Dr. Skarbek uses MyGovCost.org to explain the specific effects of rampant government spending on the personal situation for any individual in America. [audio:2010_09_29_skarbek_lewis.mp3] Download audio file (18...
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Fiscal Year 2011 Begins Today, Without a Budget

October 1 is the beginning of the federal government’s 2011 fiscal year. Congress has not passed a budget, and it appears likely that one won’t be passed until January. The government that wants to take over and run your health care (and other aspects of your life) can’t even pass its own budget. One...
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Obama’s Tax-and-Spend Bender

The Wall Street Journal reports that as if the recent Senate election in Massachusetts never happened (or perhaps because of it?), President Barack Obama’s budgets for 2010 and 2011 will push federal government spending up to gigantic new levels: The budget reveals that overall federal outlays will reach $3.72 trillion in fiscal 2010, and...
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