"Cut Spending"

Debt-Flicks: Waste Land – Pt. 2

July 10, 2013

How many furloughed Department of Defense (DOD) employees could be spared with $34 million? That’s a good question for DOD, which is reported to have built a nicely appointed 64,000 square foot facility in Afghanistan for just that amount. Commanders in the area didn’t want it, didn’t use it and are embarrassed by it. DOD should take a long, hard look at how its money is being spent now and find a smart way to cut back.

New Web Video: Stop The Rhetoric, It’s time To Act

January 24, 2012

Just in time for the State of the Union address, Bankrupting America releases a new web video that shows 3 decades of State of the Union presidential promises of fiscal discipline. Sadly, the promises….

New Ad: Congress, Give Us Something To Be Thankful For

December 1, 2011

Just as the “not so” supercommittee admits defeat, Bankrupting America – a project of Public Notice – is back boldly displaying a billboard ad “Congress, give us something to be thankful for….

Hot Topics: September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011

– Deficit Reduction Plan; Are the Cuts Legitimate?
– Rising Concern About New Layoffs
– The Super Committee: Who Are They? And Are They Up for the Task?

RADIO: The Cari and Rob Show

September 19, 2011

“I can’t foresee anyone in Washington really wanting to give a tax hike to folks right after election day and I just think this will become an election issue….

Gretchen Hamel: Downgrade means it’s time to cut spending

August 19, 2011

The president and Congress need to focus on cutting federal spending. That means moving past the low-hanging fruit of pork barrel spending and earmarks. The key drivers in the growth of the budget over the last few decades have been defense spending, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. These programs have to be on the table when it comes time for spending reform.