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Breaking It Down | Fourth Of July Edition

July 3, 2014

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July and while everyone is celebrating with hotdogs, fireworks and beer, the federal government is continuing to irresponsibly spend your taxpayer dollars.

Breaking It Down | Mother’s Day

May 8, 2014

On Sunday, millions of Americans will spend the day showing appreciation for what their mothers have done (to the tune of an expected $19.9 billion this year).

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.