All posts tagged "national debt"

  • Opinion
    Start Mentoring Kids Or The National Debt Won’t Be Our Biggest Problem

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – It occurred to me while I was watching the speeches during the Republican Convention that there was probably one thing running through the life’s experience of the vast majority of the speakers. I’d be willing to bet that very few if any of those speakers had a...

  • Government
    To Congress For Spending Our Grandchildren Into Perpetual Indebtedness: The Franklin Solution

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – Our duly elected representatives back inside the Beltway swamps insist they are doing...

  • Politics
    Suspicious Package Forces Tea Party Debt Commission To Decamp

    NN&V Exclusive (Phil Henry) – Yesterday, 30 minutes before the Tea Party Debt Commission was to deliver its report to the Tea Party Caucuses, the dems denied access to the third floor of the Russell Senate building where the meeting was to be held. The excuse given was a suspicious package had...

  • Government
    Obama’s American Jobs Act: Who Writes This Stuff?

    (Dan Schwartz) – President Obama is adrift in a sea of unprecedented national debt and ever-expanding deficits, yet he has proposed an array of government programs that would make even Lyndon Johnson blush. The Administration suggests a host of tax increases to pay for his agenda, but the bottom line of the...

  • Politics
    John Stahl: Congress Is Destroying American Dream

    NN&V Exclusive (David Mansdoerfer) – Today we will be talking with congressional candidate John Stahl from California’s...

  • Opinion
    Tea Partiers Solicit Budget Solutions

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Earlier this year, FreedomWorks, a grassroots organizational group, began to recruit tea party leaders throughout the country. In late June, that effort paid off as tea party leaders met inWashington,D.C. to form the Tea Party Debt Commission. These grassroots leaders wanted to give Americans a platform through...

  • Opinion
    Rating Agency Executives Should Work From Alcatraz

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Listening to the chattering class bloviate about raising the national debt limit, you’d almost forget a few things. I heard our very own Secretary of the Treasury tell CBS’ Bob Scheiffer that unless Congress raised the debt limit, the credit rating agencies would downgrade the United States...