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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.

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.

Putin Approves | Friday Funnies

Friday Funnies | February 7, 2014

When it comes to U.S. policy lately, we seem to be taking some pointers from none other than the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin himself.

CBO Budget and Economic Outlook for 2014-2024

February 4, 2014

This morning the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated budget outlook for fiscal years 2014-2024. This report includes new projections on the country’s deficits as well as updated estimates of the effects of the president’s new healthcare law.

November Federal Deficit | Breaking It Down

December 12, 2013

The U.S. Treasury Department announced yesterday the federal government ran a $135. 2 billion deficit during the month of November. We take a look at this number, and what else is buried in the Treasury Department’s monthly statement of U.S. finances, in today’s “Breaking It Down.”

Blue Crush

December 3, 2013

On the same day that the White House plans to release a “tsunami” of information about Obamacare, new reports indicate they’ve committed to a $1 trillion taxpayer bailout of the insurance companies. The first wave of the information “tsunami” should probably explain where they’re going to get this flood of new money.

PIN IT: Federal Matters

November 19, 2013

The “Federal Matters” story continues as our family receives some unexpected Thanksgiving guests, courtesy of Uncle Beltway.

PIN IT: Federal Matters

November 19, 2013

The “Federal Matters” story continues as our family receives some unexpected Thanksgiving guests, courtesy of Uncle Beltway.