CBO Report Raises the Alarm About Growing Deficits

Federal deficits, once a hot topic that dominated policy conversations and election year advertisements, has receded to its traditional place as a bottom-shelf issue. For shame. But a new Congressional Budget Office report highlighting the potentially disastrous consequences of our long-term debt trajectory could be enough to shake the cobwebs off of one of the…
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Defining American Exceptionalism Downward

Last year, in a speech at West Point, President Obama told the graduating class, “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.” Sadly, our once-demonstrable exceptionalism, found in our booming economy, our unparalleled class mobility, our ability to innovate, and our international clout, has been reduced to a belief. We have faith…
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