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The Big Picture on America’s Fiscal Crisis II. How Urgent?

My last post, “The Big Picture on America’s Fiscal Crisis” explains, according to the political scientist James Piereson, why three very difficult contemporary problems: noch 336 Wörter

Jack Heidel

My January = deficit spending

I think for the first time (maybe ever?) I spent more in one month than I actually earned and in earned, I mean from my physical labour. noch 399 Wörter

Kansas House panel passes bill to balance next state budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House committee has approved a bill that would eliminate a projected deficit of nearly $200 million in the state budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1. noch 114 Wörter


How building bridges can help the economy – or not

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday that his government will fast-track $700 million in previously-announced infrastructure funding to help the beleaguered Alberta economy.

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Keating, GST, Spending Cuts, And A Budget Debate Worth Having

THE TARGET may be awry, but its objective is not: former Prime Minister Paul Keating yesterday said government spending could be slashed by $90bn per year — or 20% — to fix the federal budget without endlessly lifting taxes; Keating is not only right, but his words are a siren call to the spineless minnows on all sides of politics who live in perpetual fear of electoral doom, lest efforts to rein in haemorrhaging red ink produce so much as a single loser. noch 2.839 Wörter

State Lawmakers Fear Losing Budget Authority To Malloy

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Democratic and Republican legislators are voicing concerns over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal for across-the-board cuts to state agencies and giving agency heads more latitude in deciding where to reduce spending. noch 122 Wörter


Why the GOP Should Reconcile with Donald Trump II. How to Do It.

As I have stated over and over again on this blog, It Does Not Add Up, my greatest concern for our country is the lack of fiscal responsibility amongst our national leaders.  noch 340 Wörter

Jack Heidel