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April Fools’ Twitter Round Up | Friday Funnies

Friday Funnies | April 4, 2014

This week, Americans celebrated April Fools’ Day with a fake Sizzling Bacon TV series and Twitter announcing a Twitter Helmet. However, it was also a wonderful day to tell the world how you really felt about Washington’s spending problem.

March Sadness | Friday Funnies

Friday Funnies | March 14, 2014

Sunday marks the official beginning to March Madness. But why talk about basketball when there are much more interesting subject matters at hand? The national debt is sky-rocketing, healthcare premiums keep rising, and Leo still didn’t win an Oscar. March Madness has officially turned into March Sadness. Here are the things that made us sad this week.

Twitter Reacts to President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget Proposal

March 7, 2014

On Tuesday, President Obama revealed his budget proposal for fiscal year 2015. It proposes $3.9 trillion in spending, while raising taxes in an effort to reduce the debt. The President’s budget has no real chance of passing Congress, but has become a rallying point for Democrats of where they want to begin budget negotiations.

The President’s Budget—Broken Promises on Federal Debt

March 5, 2014

As a senator, President Obama said President Bush’s adding $4 trillion to the debt was “irresponsible” and “unpatriotic.” But under his new proposed budget, President Obama will have had the eight highest deficits of all time.

Avoiding The Debt Ceiling | Money’s Worth

February 17, 2014

Members of Congress last week voted to suspend the federal debt limit until March 2015. According to Reuters, “Extending the debt ceiling to March 2015 means the issue may not get caught up in election-year politics.”

The 2009 Stimulus | Monday Market Rundown

February 17, 2014

We decided that since today is the 5th anniversary of the 2009 stimulus bill, we’d look at some key economic data points from the stimulus’s brief, but tumultuous history.