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Public Pulse: Wasteful Spending and the Debt

Public Pulse | May 1, 2012

According to the Economist, when asked how much excessive spending on things like the GSA Las Vegas conference contributed to the debt, 12% of adults said “not much at all”; 31% said “not very much”; 38% said “quite a bit”; and 20% said “a lot.”

Friday Funnies: 5 Jokes About the Economy!

Friday Funnies | April 27, 2012

“It now appears that as many as a dozen members of the Secret Service were involved in that Colombian prostitution scandal. Now six of the agents have resigned. The other six are now party planners for the GSA.” –Jay Leno

What a Waste

April 12, 2012

The Buffett Rule is dominating headlines in Washington this week. On one side, we see the president using this issue to score political points against his very wealthy opponent and on the other, we see Republicans slamming the president for using ‘class warfare’ as a tool to get ahead in the polls. And all I have to say to that is, what a waste.

Are Taxes the Ticket? Take 2

April 10, 2012

In our second installment of “Are taxes the ticket?” we bring you an updated breakdown of the tax brackets, a look at the “Buffett Rule,” and more! Check it out.