"spending investments"

Public Pulse: spending cuts & tax increases

February 1, 2011

49% said cutting federal spending is better for the economy than increasing federal spending. 41% of Americans said they thought it would be necessary for the federal government to raise taxes on “people like them” to cut the deficit.

Spending disguised as investment

January 25, 2011

Over the weekend, President Obama released to his 2008 campaign supporters a preview of tonight’s State of the Union address, promising to improve the economy by investing in the American people. But what does that really mean?