State of the Union: budget buzzwords

January 27, 2011

Among all the rhetoric, it’s sometimes hard to tell what politicians are actually trying to say. A simple solution? Go straight to the words.

SOTU "investments" v. spending cuts. The facts.

January 26, 2011

While many praised President Obama’s State of the Union speech for its optimistic, largely moderate tone, many are also raising the question of how his laundry list of proposed new “investments” square with his promise to cut the nation’s yawning debt.