Category Archives: Fiscal Responsibility

CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

Source: CBPP: Opinion: Robert Greenstein: Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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Think Progress: Cap Action War Room: A Progressive Vision: President Obama’s FY 2015 Federal Budget

Think Progress: Cap Action War Room: A Progressive Vision Derik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger I haven’t had a chance to … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick- Food Stamp Cuts: A Bipartisan Scandal

    Source: The Nation: Opinion- George Zornick-Food Stamp Cuts: A Bipartisan Scandal  Yesterday as I was leaving my neighborhood Giant supermarket in Bethesda in the Washington area. I donated three cans of can sausages to a food drive that gives … Continue reading

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Time: Opinion-Cass Sunstein- How To Simplify The Tax Code: Give The IRS Less Power & Responsibility

Source: TIME: Opinion-Cass Sunstein- How To Simplify The Tax Code If this debate is really about how to control the Internal Revenue Service and make it leaner so it’s less intrusive, rather than how we get on the side of people … Continue reading

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Think Progress: Fiscal Policy: Michael Waldron: “More Proof That America Doesn’t Have A Spending Problem”: Why This is Only Half of The Story

  Think Progress: Fiscal Policy: Michael Waldron: “More Proof That America Doesn’t Have A Spending Problem”: Why This is Only Half of The Story. Leave it up to Think Progress to only report half of the story which is why … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “The False Choice of National Defense Versus Helping the Poor”: How to do both

The False Choice of National Defense Versus Helping the Poor — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Its true that trying to decide whether you should defend the country. Or helping the poor is a False Choice, if you do … Continue reading

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FRSFreeStates: “Chairman Paul Ryan Gets 62 Percent of His Huge Budget Cuts from Programs for Lower-Income Americans”: How to Reform the Safety Net Instead

  Chairman Ryan Gets 62 Percent of His Huge Budget Cuts from Programs for Lower-Income Americans — Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. If Rep. Paul Ryan was serious about reforming the Safety Net. And making it more Cost Effective, … Continue reading

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