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House Budget Alternative | Spending Daily

April 8, 2014

This week, the House was set to vote on the Ryan budget proposal released last week. However, last night the most influential conservatives in the House proposed an alternative plan that aims to balance the budget in just four years instead of 10.

The Silent Spending Problem, And How to Fix It

By Michael Chenderlin | February 20, 2014

Waste and abuse in discretionary federal spending don’t hold a candle to our real spending crisis: the silent and steady growth of “direct” spending items. The Truth in Spending Act is trying to create the tools to start fixing the problem.

Pay No Attention To Deficits Disorder

January 31, 2014

Ignoring the key drivers of our debt won’t make it go away, especially not anytime soon. We still have a long way to go to secure our nation’s fiscal future.

Who’s to Blame for Our $17 Trillion Debt?

November 15, 2013

A new study published by the Mercatus Center looks at the many policy decisions that have led to Washington’s growing budget deficits. The study analyzes federal deficits from three different perspectives in order to provide a comprehensive understanding of the policy decisions that have led to our historical fiscal imbalance; the policy decisions that have created our current year deficit; and the major contributors to the deficit. Here are some top findings from the study:

I See Dead People

November 4, 2013

Healthcare Rollout A “Question Of Competence” For Administration