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Do Deficits Really Matter?

By on October 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Do Deficits Really Matter?

by DOUGLAS HOLTZ-EAKIN

According to the former CBO Director, they matter a great deal.

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A Bipartisan Solution to Long-Term Spending Discipline

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A Bipartisan Solution to Long-Term Spending Discipline

by ARLEN SPECTER

SAFE Commission would call on both Democrats and Republicans to serve.

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Dynamic Scoring: Not So Fast!

By on October 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
Dynamic Scoring: Not So Fast!

by RUDOLPH G. PENNER

They are frustrated because formal revenue loss estimates used by Congress during the budget process ignore revenues recouped from the increase in economic activity which occurs as a result of the pro-growth tax cuts.

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The Holy Grail of Defense Reform

By on July 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
The Holy Grail of Defense Reform

By DOV S. ZAKHEIM

The former Pentagon comptroller looks at the elusive effort to fix the acquisition system at the Department of Defense and shares his insights on the latest reform effort today.

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Hollow Arguments on Military Entitlements

By on July 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
Hollow Arguments on Military Entitlements

By ALAN SIMPSON

The former Senator from Wyoming argues that it’s not just the Pentagon’s acquisition system that needs reform – the military entitlement system needs fixed, as well.

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The Fiscal Fantasy Behind U.S. Defense Strategy

By on July 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
The Fiscal Fantasy Behind U.S. Defense Strategy

By KORI SCHAKE

According to this defense expert, military planning needs to be based on fiscal reality instead of unrealistic budget assumptions that call for more spending than we can afford.

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A Necessary Investment

By on July 17, 2014 with 0 Comments
A Necessary Investment

By ALLISON LEA

Federal spending on basic research has not only saved lives over the years, but has also resulted in medical breakthroughs and helped fuel America’s economic growth.

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