Tag: budget deficit

Why I've stopped worrying about the federal deficit and debt

Because the younger generation has, in effect, told me that they don’t care about how much federal debt we load on them. In Nevada, they flocked to Bernie Sanders, the Democratic presidential candidate who promises Americans free this and free that but who has no realistic way to pay for it. Even taxing the filthy... Read more »

Fact-checking Romney, Gingrich in the Florida primary

FactCheck.org has established a new service–who’s got in wrong during the debates. Here’s the announcement: From the folks who brought you FactCheck.org comes FlackCheck.org! Our DebateWatch has the latest clips and fact checks from every debate ready for you right away. Here are just a couple of videos from DebateWatch where we push back on the candidates. The latest issue fact checks... Read more »

Months after shutdown fight, Minnesota projects an $876 million surplus

Illinois apparently doesn’t have the guts and the smarts to do the same!
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New York's $3.5 billion budget deficit is peanuts compared with Illinois' $8 billion

Bloomberg reports  New York state’s budget gap could reach $3.b billion: New York state’s projected deficit for the next fiscal year is expected to grow to as much as $3.5 billion as a stalled economic recovery cuts Wall Street jobs and shrinks bonuses, Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office said. The gap for fiscal 2013 was projected at $2... Read more »
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