Our economic train wreck was created by the Republican leadership, and they'll be blamed for it this November. By that time, the nation will have begun feeling the inevitable effects of cutting benefits.
This is what happens when you cut over $100 billion from an economic stimulus bill — including $40 billion to help revenue-starved states — for no reason better than wanting the numbers to be smaller: In February, when the debate ov... Read Post
Not all spending cuts are created equal. Congressional Republicans struggle with this, but there is such a thing as "penny wise, pound foolish." If we cut spending on volcano monitoring and tsunami warnings, for example, we save a l... Read Post