Articles in Category: 'Spending'

By: Elizabeth Letchworth | Posted: November 22, 2011 3:55 AM
The supercommittee apparently wasn't so super. The members announced Monday they would not be able to meet the deadline of Nov. 23 for finding $1.2 trillion to $1.5 trillion in savings in our federal government over the next 10 years.
 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: August 9, 2011 3:55 AM

In Don Marquis' classic satirical book, "Archy and Mehitabel," Mehitabel the alley cat asks plaintively, "What have I done to deserve all these kittens?"

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: August 30, 2011 3:55 AM

Many in the media are saying how unusual it is for our economy to be so sluggish for so long, after we have officially emerged from a recession. In a sense, they are right. But, in another sense, they are profoundly wrong.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: August 5, 2011 3:55 AM

So many want to put the entire blame on President Barack Obama for the reckless spending and huge debt that America suffers from. But it took an entire village of idiots to get us here.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: August 26, 2011 3:55 AM

I've always considered former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to be an astute political observer.

 
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By: Matt Towery | Posted: September 15, 2011 3:55 AM

Let's get this straight once and for all: The vast -- and I mean vast -- majority of those who identify themselves as Republican voters, or as independents who likely will vote in Republican primaries in 2012, have no problems with the tenets and beliefs of the tea party movement.

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: September 12, 2011 3:55 AM

What is there to say about Barack Obama's speech to Congress Thursday night and the so-called American Jobs Act he said Congress must pass?

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: July 18, 2011 3:55 AM

It's hard to keep up with all the arguments and proposals in the debt-limit struggle. But what's at stake is fundamental.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: July 19, 2011 3:55 AM

Though President Obama has run rings about the Republican Party in the debt-ceiling debate, that party can yet emerge victorious, if it will stick to its guns.

 
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By: Pat Buchanan | Posted: August 2, 2011 3:55 AM

Mocked by The Wall Street Journal and Sen. John McCain as the little people of the "Lord of the Rings" books, the Tea Party "Hobbits" are indeed returning to Middle Earth -- to nail the coonskin to the wall.

 
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By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: July 15, 2011 3:55 AM
 

WASHINGTON -- President Obama is demanding a big long-term budget deal. He won't sign anything less, he warns, asking, "If not now, when?"

 
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By: Thomas Sowell | Posted: December 1, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Guess who said the following: "It is incredible that a system of taxation which permits a man with an income of $1 million a year to pay not 1 cent to his government should remain unaltered."

 
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By: Michael Barone | Posted: November 23, 2010 4:05 AM
 

Is there any chance we can come to grips with our short-term and long-term fiscal problems -- the huge current federal budget deficit and the huge looming increases in entitlement spending?

 
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