All posts tagged "Standard & Poor’s"

  • Opinion
    Nine Steps To Fix The Downgrade

    (Congressman Allen B. West) – As we are all aware, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) recently downgraded the credit rating of the United States. This marks the first time in our nation’s history that our credit rating has been downgraded. For months, the rating agencies have warned that without significant changes to the...

  • Opinion
    Republicans Joined Democrats And President In Raising Debt Ceiling

    (Sara Michele Crusade/ – As I’ve written before, it’s time for a serious assessment of where we are going as a nation. After capitulating to pressure from the President and his leftist army in Congress, Republicans voted to allow an increase in the debt ceiling, supposedly to save America from a horrible...

  • Opinion
    Want To Solve Deficit Spending? Spend Less Than You Take In

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – So the boys at Standard and Poor’s downgraded the United States’ debt anyway. While that, in and of itself, is not a shocker—especially to anybody who could fog a mirror and/or count to 100—the fact is that it is about time we took a close look at...