NoozhawkTom Watson: The Choice Is Yours on TuesdayNoozhawkNancy Pelosi, D-Calif., became House speaker in January 2007, we have amassed about $5 trillion in new national debt. Congress writes the checks, ...and more »
Deal or punt decision on Bush tax cuts is Obama'sBusinessWeekMaking all the tax cuts permanent would add about $3.9 trillion to the national debt over the next decade. Obama's plan to make the wealthy pay more would ...and more »
60 Minutes Promotes Washington's 1098 Income Tax Initiative, Stahl Hails ...NewsBusters (blog)But with our national debt in the trillions, budget experts will tell you that just taxing the rich isn't enough. One Republican brave enough to go pu...
If GOP wins,it must cut budgetTbo.comBy then, it's quite possible the total national debt will have already soared past 100 percent of the gross domestic product, which currently stands at ...and more »
Will a Republican Congress Ruin Our Economic Policy? The Good News—And the ...New Republic (blog)Deficit reduction: Republicans have hammered President Obama for the growth of the national debt during his presidency. The Pledge to America, for exampl...
The Ten Percent SolutionLew RockwellThe effort will grind to a halt, and helpless Republicans will cringe as an increasingly presidential Obama rises above the fray. ...and more »
Ben Bernanke must provide leadership and reasonSan Francisco ChronicleUntil now, he's played it safe, favoring the $787 billion stimulus plan while worrying about the staggering, long-term national debt of $13.6 trillion. ...and more »
The Conservatives Come Back From the DeadPolitics DailyPoll after poll shows that Americans are concerned about the prospects of long-term deficits and the soaring national debt and believe that President Obama ...and more »
Sen. Mitch McConnell stumps coast-to-coast for GOP Senate hopefulsLouisville Courier-JournalIn his campaign stump speech, the Senate GOP leader attacks the Obama administration and the Democrats for pushing “every left-wing idea of the last 20 ...and...
Obama's Economists Missed What Voters Plainly SawNational LedgerSimilarly, administration economists evidently thought the private-sector economy could bear the burden of a national debt that doubled over a decade. ...and more »