Category Archives: Fiscal Responsibility

Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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USA Today: Opinion- U.S. Senator Tom Coburn- A Deficit of Debt Discussion

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus: USA Today: Opinion: U.S. Senator Tom Coburn: A Deficit of Debt Discussion This is the main reason why I wish Senator Coburn at least finished his last term in the … Continue reading

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US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: “A Modest Proposal: Stop Taxing The Rich”

US News: Opinion: Eric Schnurer: A Modest Proposal: Stop Taxing The Rich This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I’m thinking that Eric Schnurer wrote his US News column here with at least a touch of … Continue reading

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Brookings: Michael E. O’Hanlon & Kay B. Hutchinson- Saving Defense Dollars: From Base Realignment to Overhead Realignment & Closure

<a href="http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2013/10/14-defense-budget-ohanlon-hutchison?utm_campaign=brookings- Real deficit and debt reduction just doesn’t go after fifteen percent of the federal_budget. That benefits people who are most in need of government help like low-income workers. And the unemployed especially the low-skilled unemployed and basically telling … Continue reading

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New Republic: Opinion: Michael Kinsley: Paul Krugman’s Misguided Moral Crusade Against Austerity

FRS FreeState on Facebook Paul Krugman’s Misguided Moral Crusade Against Austerity | New Republic. The whole so-called austerity debate is bogus to say the least because it’s not real. And I’ll give you can example of that if the Federal … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Video: Michael O’Hanlon: Sequestration and U.S. Defense Spending: Healing the Wounded Giant

Sequestration and U.S. Defense Spending: Healing the Wounded Giant – YouTube. Michael O’Hanlon is right sequestration is not the right way to cut the defense budget or any other part of the Federal budget. But there are smart ways to … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Staff Writers- Expanded Social Security: How to Empower Americans to Be Able to Plan Their Own Retirements

I agree that we should expand Social Security in America. Fifteen thousand dollars a year or whatever the minimal income for people who only have Social Security in their retirement years is simply not enough. And if we expanded in … Continue reading

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