For years, leaders have been all talk and no action when it comes to tackling our overspending problem, and now Bankrupting America, a project of Public Notice, is calling them out for the empty promises with a new video as part of our “Talk is Cheap, Overspending is Not” campaign that launched in early January.
There is a dangerous addiction rampant in Washington: the addiction to spending. The cycle of spending more than what is being taken in continues as leaders refuse to make the cuts needed. Of course, the first step towards breaking the addiction is admitting you have a problem.
Today the House will vote on a measure that would temporarily suspend the federal government’s debt limit, known as the “debt ceiling.” Until the last two years, few Americans had heard this term. Here's what you need to know about our federal borrowing cap.
As the White House claims it is prepared to go off the fiscal cliff if the GOP doesn't budge on taxes, it's hard to believe that prior to the election, Americans were reassured that sequestration would not happen. How can Americans trust Washington when they are so quick to change their tune? Lenwood Brooks, policy director for Public Notice joins the Bill LuMaye show to discuss.