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We Need to Reduce our Sea of Red Ink Before We Return to the Sea of Tranquility

By on June 20, 2019
We Need to Reduce our Sea of Red Ink Before We Return to the Sea of Tranquility

by Ross Marchand

No matter what figure NASA reports to the public, taxpayers should take initial estimates with a capsule of salt.

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The Rise of Free Lunch Economics & the Growth of Our National Debt

By on February 19, 2019
The Rise of Free Lunch Economics & the Growth of Our National Debt

by MAYA MACGUINEAS

Even if we are successful in implementing a comprehensive plan to grow the economy, it is not going to be enough to grow our way out of our debt problems.

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Govern Within Your Means: A Unifying Goal in Divided Times

By on December 17, 2018
Govern Within Your Means: A Unifying Goal in Divided Times

by G.T. BYNUM

The greatest contribution President Trump and Congress could make in 2019 is to follow the lead of cities across America and balance their budget.

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With Divided Federal Government, a Silver Lining Could Emerge

By on December 17, 2018
With Divided Federal Government, a Silver Lining Could Emerge

by J.D. MESNARD

At a time when our federal government continues to expand and the national debt continues to grow, there can be virtue in gridlock.

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Troubling Trends in the Federal Budget

By on September 20, 2018
Troubling Trends in the Federal Budget

by ROBERT L. BIXBY

Elected leaders profess to be concerned about the nation’s long-term economic growth. You’d never know it, however, by looking at the federal budget.

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Ho, Ho, Ho!

By on October 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
Ho, Ho, Ho!

by ROBERT L. BIXBY

When it comes to federal spending, it’s become Christmas all year.

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The New Normal

By on October 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
The New Normal

by ALAN AUTRY

How the mayor of Fresno is making his city’s government more efficient and accountable.

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Limiting Spending: We’ve done it before; we can — and  must — do it again

By on October 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
Limiting Spending:  We’ve done it before; we can — and  must — do it again

by JOHN KASICH

We’ve done it before; we can – and must – do it again.

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Defusing the DEBT BOMB

By on August 13, 2014 with 0 Comments
Defusing the DEBT BOMB

by TOM COBURN

In an adaptation from his new book, the Oklahoma Senator delivers a stern warning about America’s fiscal future.

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Q&A with Arthur Brooks

By on August 13, 2014 with 0 Comments
Q&A with Arthur Brooks

The President of the American Enterprise Institute discusses his new book, The Road to Freedom, and the message it holds for today.

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