8:00 AM, Mar 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview that was released this morning with former Clinton aide George Stephanopoulos on ABC, President Obama talked a little about his view of the debt.
Read more... 7:07 PM, Mar 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview with ABC News, President Obama says his budget won't be balanced:
"Paul Ryan, today, put forward his budget," says ABC, "and he says, he's challenging you to come forward with a budget that also reaches balance. Are you going to do that?"
"No," Obama says. "My goal is not chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance."
Read more... 8:36 AM, Mar 7, 2013 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
When it comes to deficit reduction, President Obama and the mainstream press seem to have a fascination with the figure of $4 trillion. During last year’s first presidential debate, Obama falsely claimed, “I've put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan,” even though
he’d done nothing of the sort. Read more... 4:00 PM, Mar 4, 2013 • By TWS PODCAST
THE WEEKLY STANDARD podcast, hosted by Michael Graham, with Bill Kristol:
Read more... 10:19 AM, Mar 2, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Since President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, more than $6 trillion dollars has been added to the national debt.
Read more... 3:25 PM, Feb 19, 2013 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
The president has returned from Florida and is
back in form, warning against the imposition of the drastic spending cuts called for by what is known as the "sequester." Read more... 10:55 AM, Feb 14, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic senator Tom Harkin insisted this morning that America does not have a spending problem and that we're not broke:
VIDEO Read more... "It’s not a bigger government we need, but a smarter government that sets priorities and invests in broad-based growth." 6:04 PM, Feb 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
The White House has released limited excerpts of President Obama's State of the Union Address:
“It is our generation’s task, then, to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth – a rising, thriving middle class.
Read more... 9:38 AM, Feb 10, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview this morning, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi made the case that we don't have a spending problem. Indeed, Pelosi says, it is wrong to say we have a "spending problem":
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