Category Archives: budget

Solving the budget deficit is not rocket science

Why and how did the shrunken tax rates of the George W. Bush era become sacrosanct? They did not create jobs. Instead, along with two unfunded wars, they sank this country into a level of debt that’s not only crippling … Continue reading

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The American people get what they voted for

I’m tempted to ask, “Who are these clowns?” But that would be rude. I read the news today, oh boy.  First I learned that this country — at the start of a tentative recovery, in the midst of three wars … Continue reading

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Will we balance the budget on the backs of the poor?

How quickly we forget. Just a tad over two months ago, the lame-duck Congress passed a tax-cut “compromise” that extended Bush-era tax cuts to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans and protected a larger chunk of the wealth left by … Continue reading

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