| Thursday February 7, 2019 at 10:04 AM PST
The U.S. national debt has nearly reached $22 trillion, rising by nearly $500 billion since the U.S. government’s 2018 fiscal year ended on September 30, 2018.
| Thursday January 3, 2019 at 9:13 AM PST
Despite collecting record levels of revenues from taxes, somehow the Gov. is managing to increase its spending even more.
| Monday December 31, 2018 at 9:36 AM PST
Now that the Fed has changed its policies, U.S. taxpayers will be forced to bear a larger burden in paying for the full cost national debt.
| Tuesday December 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM PST
The interest due on U.S. national debt has put the gov on a course to spend more on debt than national defense.
| Wednesday October 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
Federal Student Loan program driving national debt.
| Tuesday August 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM PDT
HHS must reimburse states for unlawfully compelling them to pay the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Provider Fee (HIPF).
| Thursday June 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM PDT
The U.S. government has cumulatively borrowed more than a trillion dollars to be in that business of making student loans.
William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Sunday September 17, 2017 at 1:24 AM PDT
By federal statute, September 17 is designated as a holy day in the American civic religion. On that day in 1787, the delegates to the Philadelphia Convention affixed their signatures to the document that they had created and that governs us today. The website constitutionday.com encourages public demonstrations of love for the Constitution and...Read More »
Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Thursday October 27, 2016 at 5:17 PM PDT
According to the President’s Office of Management and Budget, the 2016 federal budget looks like this (p. 115): [table id=1 /] Now let’s pretend this is a household budget by removing eight zeros: [table id=2 /] Clearly, this family is financially irresponsible, as rising debt and debt-service costs consume the family budget. To continue...Read More »
David J. Theroux
| Monday December 10, 2012 at 9:14 PM PST
When Paul Krugman starts attacking us, we know we’re doing something right. John Maynard Keynes’s presumptive heir, Krugman apparently doesn’t like the findings of our recent book edited by Research Fellow David Beckworth, Boom & Bust Banking: The Causes and Cures of the Great Recession, exposing the profound fallacies of Lord Keynes’s love affair...Read More »